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Brazil sinks decommissioned aircraft carrier in face of contamination fears

The Spokesman-Review 05 Feb 2023
The navy said recently that the condition of the ship was deteriorating and that damage to the hull meant there was a high risk that it would run aground, sink uncontrollably or block waterways. So the navy planned to sink it itself ... Ibama said this week that it sought more information from the navy before it moved to sink the ship.
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Navy divers working to recover China spy balloon debris with Coast Guard, Navy ships on site

Fox News 05 Feb 2023
Navy divers are working to recover debris from the suspected Chinese spy balloon the U.S ... U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships arrived to the site where the balloon hit the water on Saturday before establishing a perimeter around the area ... The U.S. military had put several vessels from the Navy and Coast Guard on alert prior to shooting down the balloon ... .
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Royal Navy sailors rushed to hospital after drinking contaminated water on ship

Metro UK 05 Feb 2023
A number of Navy personnel have been admitted to hospital after the water supply onboard a ship was found to have been contaminated. Submarine hunter HMS Portland was forced to cancel its mission and return to a naval base in Portsmouth after chemicals were thought to have leaked into the ship’s fresh water system ... A Royal Navy spokesperson said.
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Brazil scuttles warship in Atlantic despite pollution concerns

Korea Times 05 Feb 2023
Brazil on Friday sank a decommissioned aircraft carrier, the Navy announced, despite environmental groups claiming the formerly French ship was packed with toxic materials ... Brazilian authorities said it was better to sink the ship on purpose rather than allow it to sink spontaneously on its own.
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Navy Divers Work to Recover Debris From Chinese Spy Balloon

Yahoo Daily News 05 Feb 2023
WASHINGTON — Navy divers were working to locate portions of the debris from the Chinese spy balloon that a U.S ... He added that a Navy ship arrived on the scene soon after the balloon was shot down, and that other Navy and Coast Guard ships, which had been put on alert, were also sent to the scene.
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British sailors hospitalized after water contaminated

Russia Today 05 Feb 2023
We can confirm that HMS Portland has returned to HMNB Portsmouth as a precautionary measure, following an issue with one of the ship’s fresh water systems,” a Royal Navy spokesman told the Telegraph ... The Navy said “a small number of personnel were taken to hospital as a precaution.”.
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Brazil sinks aircraft carrier in Atlantic despite presence of asbestos and toxic materials

The Observer 05 Feb 2023
Brazil has sunk a decommissioned aircraft carrier despite environmental groups claiming the former French ship was packed with toxic materials ... Brazilian authorities insisted it was better to sink the ship on purpose rather than allow it to sink spontaneously on its own ... A fire broke out onboard in 2005, accelerating the ageing ship’s decline.
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9 missing as fishing boat capsizes off southwest S. Korea

China.dot.org 05 Feb 2023
The coast guard and the navy dispatched ships, aircraft and salvage units for the search operations.
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Somerset at sea: Local leaders experience namesake warship, share Flight 93 story

Washington Times Herald 05 Feb 2023
The crew of the Navy's USS Somerset have been frequent guests for years in the county for which their ship is named. This month, several Somerset County community leaders and Flight 93 passengers' relatives returned the favor, going to sea ... .
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China balloon: Many questions about suspected spy in the sky

The News-Gazette 05 Feb 2023
Officials said the USS Oscar Austin, a Navy destroyer, the USS Carter Hall, a dock landing ship, and the USS Philippine Sea, a guided missile cruiser, are all part of the recovery effort, and a salvage vessel will arrive in a few days. They said Navy divers will be on hand if ...
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Athens Daily Review 05 Feb 2023
Royal Navy sailors hospitalized after drinking water on ship ... The navy said frigate HMS Portland had returned to its base at Portsmouth on England’s south coast on Friday “as a precautionary measure, following an issue with one of the ship’s fresh water systems.” It said “a small ...
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Rutland Herald 05 Feb 2023
Royal Navy sailors hospitalized after drinking water on ship ... The navy said frigate HMS Portland had returned to its base at Portsmouth on England’s south coast on Friday “as a precautionary measure, following an issue with one of the ship’s fresh water systems.” It said “a small ...
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The Daily Independent - Ashland 05 Feb 2023
Royal Navy sailors hospitalized after drinking water on ship ... The navy said frigate HMS Portland had returned to its base at Portsmouth on England’s south coast on Friday “as a precautionary measure, following an issue with one of the ship’s fresh water systems.” It said “a small ...
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Killeen Daily Herald 05 Feb 2023
Royal Navy sailors hospitalized after drinking water on ship ... The navy said frigate HMS Portland had returned to its base at Portsmouth on England’s south coast on Friday “as a precautionary measure, following an issue with one of the ship’s fresh water systems.” It said “a small ...
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AP Trending SummaryBrief at 7:27 a.m. EST

Jacksonville Progress 05 Feb 2023
Royal Navy sailors hospitalized after drinking water on ship ... The navy said frigate HMS Portland had returned to its base at Portsmouth on England’s south coast on Friday “as a precautionary measure, following an issue with one of the ship’s fresh water systems.” It said “a small ...

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