HMAS Adelaide high and dry – Canberra on trial

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Posted by Brian Hartigan

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3 thoughts on “HMAS Adelaide high and dry – Canberra on trial

  • 16/06/2017 at 12:04 am

    These electric Azipod stern-drive motors have been problematic from the outset.
    Several cruise ships e.g Norwegian Star, had to be towed back to port well before Adelaide & Canberra were even built !

  • 22/05/2017 at 12:17 pm

    If the navy gave out proper info on what was going on with the LHDs, then the media would not have to try and figure it out. The stories i have heard seem true anyway. The ships are busted, trials or no trials.

    • 22/05/2017 at 12:49 pm

      Amen Mark.
      Of course, they wouldn’t need sea trials if there wasn’t something wrong – and certainly wouldn’t need dry-docking, which is no small chore for a 28,000 tonne ship!


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