United Kingdom—Queen Elizabeth Carrier Cuts Short Sea Trials After Leak

Daily Telegraph | 07/11/2019

Britain's new aircraft carrier has cut short sea trials after springing a leak, reports the Daily Telegraph (London).  HMS Queen Elizabeth was forced to return to port after a high-pressure seawater pipe burst on Tuesday, reported BBC News.  About 250 tons of water spilled into the ship, flooding two compartments and a stairwell. Water in some areas reached neck height. The flooding buckled a stairwell, bent some bulkheads and split some deck plates, the Telegraph said. No injuries...

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