Titanic memorial cruise arrives in NYC

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Sisters Terri Williamson, left and Tracie Brelsford from Washington state in the US pose for their photograph as they sit in a mock up of a first class dinning table from the Titanic  in the check in area for the MS Balmoral's Titanic memorial cruise in Southampton, England, Sunday, April  8, 2012. Nearly 100 years after the Titanic went down, a cruise with the same number of passengers aboard is setting sail to retrace the ship's voyage, including a visit to the location where it sank. The Titanic Memorial Cruise is set to depart Sunday from Southampton, where the Titanic left on its maiden voyage. The 12-night cruise will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the White Star liner. With 1,309 passengers aboard, the MS Balmoral will follow the same route as the Titanic. Organizers are trying to recreate the onboard experience  minus the disaster from the food to a band playing music from that era. Organizers said people from 28 countries have booked passage, including relatives of some of the more than 1,500 people who died when the Titanic collided with an iceberg and sank on April 15, 1912.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

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Exactly 100 years after the Titanic sank, the cruise ship MS Balmoral retraced the ship's voyage, including a visit on Apr. 15 to the location where it sank, a stop in Halifax and arriving in New York City on Apr. 19, as of the original intended trip.

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