Update and the repairs of the USS Taylor in Crete

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US Navy in Japan: On board the USS Chancellorsville

19 June 2015 05:50:58 WN.com - Asia News

19 June 2015 Last updated at 04:31 BST One of the US Navy's most powerful missile cruisers, the USS Chancellorsville, has arrived in Japan. Significantly, the vessel is not a replacement for another ship, but an addition to US forces there. It is the first time this cruiser has been based outside the US The move is part of America's response to...

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USS Arizona Memorial dock repairs expected to take a week

29 May 2015 15:24:08 WN.com - World News

HONOLULU (AP) — The National Park Service and the Navy aim to resume taking visitors to the USS Arizona Memorial in a week, after a dock damaged by a wayward vessel is repaired....

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USS Arizona Memorial dock repairs expected to take a week

29 May 2015 08:22:15 WN.com - World News

The incident occurred Wednesday when two tugboats were maneuvering a hospital ship from a pier in Pearl Harbor out to sea. The hospital ship may have hit the memorial’s floating /p...

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USS Arizona Memorial dock repairs expected to take a week

29 May 2015 07:52:16 WN.com - World News

The National Park Service and the Navy aim to resume taking visitors to the USS Arizona Memorial in a week, after a dock damaged by a wayward vessel is repaired. An attachment point between the floating dock and its anchors came loose in the incident, park service spokeswoman Abby Wines said Thursday. Anchors will need to be reset and chains...

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USS Arizona Memorial dock repairs expected to take a week

29 May 2015 06:51:33 WN.com - World News

HONOLULU (AP) — The National Park Service and the Navy aim to resume taking visitors to...

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Life on board aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson

15 January 2015 01:58:23 WN.com - World News

15 January 2015 Last updated at 00:28 GMT USS Carl Vinson is an aircraft carrier at the centre of US air operations against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq. Newsnight's Diplomatic Editor Mark Urban has had exclusive access on board this ship which carries 5,000 people. Share this story About sharing...

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Crew ordered to abandon ship off the coast of Crete Update

14 January 2015 03:46:58 Greece News latest RSS headlines - Greek Herald.com

The captain of the St. Vincent-flagged cargo ship Mare on Tuesday ordered his crew to abandon ship amid strong winds and choppy seas off the coast of the southern Aegean island of Crete, ...

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Rosetta scientist Matt Taylor tattooed landing on thigh

12 November 2014 12:52:16 WN.com - Europe News

12 November 2014 Last updated at 10:30 GMT One of the thrusters on the lander is not working, but will that hamper the success of the Rosetta mission? Project scientist Matt Taylor says he is so confident the European Space Agency will land its probe on the comet, that he has got himself a new tattoo to celebrate. He told...

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BBC reporter meets women submariners on USS Michigan

14 August 2014 08:38:41 WN.com - Asia News

14 August 2014 Last updated at 02:45 BST US Secretary of State John Kerry has announced an increase in the number of US Navy patrols in the Asia-Pacific region as a way of boosting America's presence. USS Michigan is among them. The nuclear submarine has been modified to accommodate three women submariners in its crew of 170. Only 60 women serve aboard US submarines. Submariner Lt...

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Crete crocodile

09 July 2014 21:37:25 timesofmalta.com

Residents in Crete are blaming a six-foot crocodile for missing lambs and ducks - and souvenir shops have started selling inflatable versions of it. The fire brigade and authorities on the Greek resort island say the animal was spotted last week in a man-made lake near the seaside town of Rethymno. Regional official Vangelis Mamangakis said parts of the lake have been fenced off and efforts will be made to remove it. He said it was probably a pet that grew too big for its owner, who "thought it would be a good idea to dump it in the lake".

Vice All News Time09 July 2014 21:37:25