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Britain's new polar research ship scheduled to hit the water next Saturday

Wednesday, July 11th 2018 - 06:55 UTC
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The assembled hull of Britain's new polar research vessel, RRS Sir David Attenborough is now standing on the slipway of the Cammell Laird yard in Birkenhead, awaiting launch day. Weather and tide permitting, she should slide into the River Mersey on Saturday, July 14th. Read full article


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  • golfcronie

    How is it structurally complete when they still have to put on the top decks?

    Jul 11th, 2018 - 09:21 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • falklandlad

    golfie - the hull is structurally secure (complete) to enter the water. you're a bit behind with modern ship building techniques.

    Jul 11th, 2018 - 12:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • The Barron

    England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.

    Jul 14th, 2018 - 12:47 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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