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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Residents fume as HMAS Canberra blocks their view, keeps them awake and now there’s another one on the way

HMAS CanberraThis is the wall of grey which residents of Wolloomooloo and Potts Point now wake up to — that’s if they’ve managed to get to sleep.

They say the 27,800 tonne HMAS Canberra has obliterated their views of the harbour, spewed oil fumes into their homes and kept them awake with the groan of engines­ and generators since it arrived to fanfare in November.

“It’s just so depressing ... it’s all those things and they’re constant,” said one resident, Catherine Regan.

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