At the time, the ship's then commanding officer Captain Steve Moorhouse said it was safe and that in his experience leaks were a 'weekly' problem for warships.
Thats a yikes from me, speaks to either poor design or poor maintenance...
A cut in the number of troops is expected in a defence review, due to be published next month.
Options include losing up to 10,000 soldiers from the regular Army's notional strength of 82,000 in order to help fund its modernisation.
For this stuff, pretty high. It’s now being reported by the Times as well:How reputable is the Telegraph out of the UK newspapers?