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9th February 2008, 13:20
A Royal Navy aircraft carrier on its way to a diplomatic mission in the Indian Ocean is unable to leave port for a second time.
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9th February 2008, 14:21
Poor old "Lust", she seems to have a history of such embarrassing episodes. On Global 86 (aka Globule 86), a 1986 World Wide deployment, she only got as far as the Nab Tower before a gearbox blew up and she had to return to port for substantial repairs.
You can't get enough photos of "O'Boats".
Did I mention that Olmeda (my ship) got all the way round without mishap....
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