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German cadet death that triggered “mutiny” in training ship was “unfit for duty”

Tuesday, February 8th 2011 - 18:16 UTC
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The 25-year-old female cadet who died after falling from rigging on the German training ship Gorch Fock was unfit for duty because of her weight, according to German media reports on Tuesday. Read full article

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  • El Supremo

    Outrageous. This is no way to run a ship, let alone a Navy. The German Navy is in for a massive house-cleaning as knowledge of the truly low standards aboard must have been widely known throughout the upper ranks of the German Navy. I think several firing squads and many lashings and keel-haulings will be the order of the day. Oops, I forgot, I'm not in charge of the German navy so I suppose it will all be swept under the dirty rug.

    Feb 10th, 2011 - 01:19 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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