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Sir David Attenborough polar research ship set to begin sea trials

BBC News Wednesday, 21 October 2020
Four years in the making, Britain's new £200m polar ship is leaving the builder's yard for testing.
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The UK’s most advanced polar research vessel – the RRS Sir David Attenborough– is set to leave its shipyard on Wednesday to begin technical sea trialsbefore commencing service in a year’s time. The ship is to sail from theCammell Laird shipyard across the Mersey to the Liverpool cruise...

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