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Australian icebreaker “Aurora Australia” could end in Argentina

Tuesday, June 30th 2020 - 08:01 UTC
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Australian researchers' ambition to keep the Aurora Australis icebreaker under the Aussie flag has been dealt a blow, with reports that the vessel has been sold to Argentina. For three decades the 'Orange Roughy' transported thousands of scientists, crew, and supplies for Australia's Antarctic mission. Read full article

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  • Pugol-H

    If that happens, we need to open a sweepstake on how long it lasts under Argentinian control, before it catches fire, rolls over and sinks in harbour, sails off the edge of the world!!!

    Jun 30th, 2020 - 03:06 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • DemonTree

    To be fair, Argentina is a lot closer to the edge than most countries...

    Jul 02nd, 2020 - 02:08 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Pugol-H

    Very true.

    Jul 02nd, 2020 - 03:43 pm - Link - Report abuse +1

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