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Internal Documents Reveal HMCS Preserver Repairs Cost

April 26 2012


Internal service documents reveal that the Canadian navy has spent nearly US$500,000 to repair a supply ship that was damaged in Halifax harbor in November, reports CBC News.

HMCS Preserver was leaving the harbor for the first time after a US$45 million refit when she no longer responded to the helm, according to navy documents obtained by CBC News.

The crew attempted to turn the ship in the narrows, but the tide was pushing it in the wrong direction. The main engine was...

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