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Corrosion caused fuel tank leak on Vella Gulf, Navy says

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Corrosion caused a fuel tank leak in the guided-missile cruiser Vella Gulf, forcing the warship to return to port last week as it began a deployment with the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group, officials said Wednesday. But according to U.S. 2nd Fleet, it remains to be determined exactly how long the repairs will take. […]