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Finally, San Antonio Called Shipshape

June 17 2011


The troubled amphibious ship San Antonio has passed a second phase of sea trials following an extended maintenance period, reports the Navy Times.

The warship was put into dock nearly two years ago to deal with a range of construction flaws and maintenance issues that had hampered the ship's performance.

The amphibious vessel experienced various mechanical and electrical problems. Fleet Forces Command chief Adm. John Harvey in late 2009 ordered an investigation into the...

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