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madaxeman10 Sep 2017 2:26 a.m. PST

fascinating video of an RN Type 23 being moved into a tight berth by tugs.

YouTube link

The ship also appears to have a Twitter account!

https://twitter.com/hms_argyll

Personal logo PzGeneral Supporting Member of TMP10 Sep 2017 5:29 a.m. PST

grin

Personal logo David Manley Supporting Member of TMP10 Sep 2017 7:17 a.m. PST

Heading up there for DSEI I guess.

Personal logo Andrew Walters Supporting Member of TMP11 Sep 2017 4:45 p.m. PST

Those tugboat pilots are amazing. Any mistake is millions of dollars of damage. Unbelievable skill.

Lion in the Stars11 Sep 2017 10:14 p.m. PST

The least fun part of drydocking was getting the boat into the dock. 6 hours of nudging things around, and that's WITH a big capstan that could pull the boat straight into the well.

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