TITLE

'Yagan.'

PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Ausmarine;Mar2010, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the official naming of Australian Marine Complex (AMC) with Landcorp, of its new floating dry dock, on a naming ceremony recently. It was given the traditional Nyoongar name "Yagan," meaning tortoise, referring to the amphibious functions of the floating dry dock. The dock has fully automated ballast and maneuvering systems with a capacity to lift 12,000 ton vessels, like the Collins submarines, and other commercial vessels for service and maintenance work.
ACCESSION #
49093652

 

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