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USS Peleliu (LHA 5)

The US Navy has decommissioned USS Peleliu (LHA 5), the last of five Tarawa class big deck amphibious carriers. The assault ship, nicknamed ‘Iron...
world’s largest crane ship

Holland’s Heerema Offshore Services BV has ordered a new semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV). Heerema currently owns four of the world’s largest crane vessels, Thialf,...

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Canada’s submarine fleet is operational for the first time in 17 years. RCN

The Royal Canadian Navy’s troubled fleet of Victoria class submarines has finally achieved operational status. The milestone means that three of the four vessels...

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Norman Knowles-Forrest

On 22 March the former British Army Landing Craft Ardennes (L4001) was towed away from Lowestoft for scrapping. The LCL was decommissioned in 1998...

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