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Water shortages, an ‘afloat Mount Trashmore’: Ike’s mechanical issues weigh on double-pumping crew

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For the crew of the aging carrier Dwight D. Eisenhower, their second deployment in a year is off to a troubling start, and they haven’t even formally deployed yet. As the 43-year-old workhorse steams off the East Coast conducting pre-deployment operations, a water system broke down recently, cutting laundry service and limiting crew access to […]