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Return To Fleet Delayed By More Problems On Amphibious Ship

June 17 2011


HMAS Tobruk will remain in dock for maintenance after additional problems were discovered with the Australian amphibious ship, reports the Australian.

The ship was scheduled to return to service this month after a maintenance period, but new problems were discovered in its hull, vehicle ramps, propeller shaft and the overboard discharge piping system for stormwater, according to the paper.

The new work is expected to keep the Tobruk in dock in Sydney until the end of August,...

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