A century on, Basra's British-era shipyard going strong

A century on, Basra's British-era shipyard going strong

Channel NewsAsia - World·2019-01-22 23:50

Begun in 1918 by British troops, Basra's shipyard is surviving into old age with little maintenance, relying on its vintage machinery and the skill of its workers to keep going.

FILE PHOTO: Workers repair an Iraqi ship at a shipyard built by the British Army on Basra's docks in 1918, in Basra, Iraq December 23, 2018. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani/File Photo

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