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Explosion Rips British Navy Ship in Belfast

September 07, 1990| Reuters

BELFAST, Northern Ireland — An explosion ripped through a British navy ship being constructed in a Belfast shipyard, officials said Thursday.

Nobody was hurt in the blast, which followed a telephoned bomb warning, police said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the explosion.

Construction of the $190-million supply vessel Fort William was nearing completion at the Harland and Wolff yard.

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