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Submarine HMS Ambush collision off Gibraltar cost at least £ 3.4m

Monday, July 24th 2017 - 09:26 UTC
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British taxpayers were left with a bill of over £3.4m following the collision off Gibraltar last year between a Royal Navy submarine and a merchant ship. HMS Ambush, one of Britain’s new Astute-class nuclear-powered submarines, sustained damage to its conning tower during a glancing collision with a chemical tanker while submerged in international waters 3.3 nautical miles off Gibraltar. Read full article

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  • Marcos Alejandro

    HMS Ambush, Astute class...can make this stuff up.

    Jul 25th, 2017 - 08:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Marti Llazo

    Marquitos,

    I would hazard a guess that those submarines have a great deal more capability than the Argentine submarine ARA Ausente, from the Hundido class.

    Jul 26th, 2017 - 12:54 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Marcos Alejandro

    I am sure they do LOL

    “Dumb British Submarine Stuck In Mud”

    http://wonkette.com/427479/dumb-british-submarine-stuck-in-mud

    Jul 26th, 2017 - 03:25 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Marti Llazo

    Sort of reminds us of the Argentine icebreaker, ARA Risible, stuck in the mud.

    Jul 26th, 2017 - 12:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    MA.

    The best you can do is to drag out a news item from 2010 and pretend it is current news ?

    A channel called wonkette ? It certainly tells us a lot about your intellectual capacity.

    At least our navy actually leaves port and travels the world. The best you can do is to send a sailing ship !

    Jul 26th, 2017 - 06:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Marti Llazo

    The argies are lucky their little sailboat didn't get arrested again, as happened in Africa.

    Britannia rules the waves; Argentina struggles to roil the little puddles.

    Jul 26th, 2017 - 09:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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