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Salt water and any climate approaching Tropical are hard as hell on Ship hulls. Specialized treatments in a shipyard are needed to remove layers of rust, but shipyards are backed up to hell and back for much more important things than cosmetic treatments. We simply don't have the shipyards to take care of everything in a timely manner.Geez thats a lot of rust for a ship leaving port
So ship crews, in particularly one ship crew has taken another approach and is regularly applying
paints as needed to keep the ship looking good. 6 days a week.
How one Navy warship is taking ‘busting rust’ to a whole new level