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Photographer:Michel FLOCH [View profile]Title:FS LA PRAYA Q834Added:Nov 09, 2020
Captured:October 22, 2020IMO:UnavailableHits:816
Location:Brest, France
Photo Category: Scrapyard Ships
Entering in dry dock to be scrapped.
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Pennant no.:Q834
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davidships on Nov 14, 2020 23:23 (9 days ago)
The scrappers in Ghent have done well out of the French Navy in recent years.
Michel FLOCH on Nov 14, 2020 16:12 (9 days ago)
Because it took a long time to realize that the old hulls were starting to take up space in military ports.
Then, it was necessary to find an "ethical" solution to demolish these ships, France having abandoned oceanization at sea, and also refusing to send to demolish its warships in India or in Bangladesh to avoid the worries like those related to the departure from Clémenceau to Alang in India.
And these are ships where there is a lot of asbestos they must now be demolished by specialized shipyards.
All this took too much time! ...
Michel FLOCH on Nov 14, 2020 16:12 (9 days ago)
It has a little heel on starboard because of a small ballasting problem which was quickly resolved before emptying the dry dock.
csaba on Nov 10, 2020 04:52 (13 days ago)
Why did it take them 20 yrs to scrap her?
rarcand on Nov 10, 2020 02:26 (13 days ago)
She was decommissioned 20 years ago and, like other former french navy ships left to rot until being scrapped like the Colbert
MattB on Nov 09, 2020 12:24 (14 days ago)
Looks like it's been lying on the seabed
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