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The Officers' mess inside the 107-year-old battleship "Georgios Averof" at it's berth at Trocadero marina in southern Athens on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. After three months of extensive maintenance and conservation work, a relic of the era of dreadnoughts is back in its berth in Athens, where it serves as a floating museum. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

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A mannequin dressed in period uniform is located inside the Officers' Mess inside the 107-year-old battleship "Georgios Averof" at Trocadero marina in southern Athens on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. After three months of extensive maintenance and conservation work, a relic of the era of dreadnoughts is back in its berth in Athens, where it serves as a floating museum. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

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The manufacturers "plate' of the 107-year-old battleship "Georgios Averof" now berthed at Trocadero marina in southern Athens on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. After three months of extensive maintenance and conservation work, a relic of the era of dreadnoughts is back in its berth in Athens, where it serves as a floating museum. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

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The bridge of the 107-year-old battleship "Georgios Averof" at it's berth at Trocadero marina in southern Athens on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. After three months of extensive maintenance and conservation work, a relic of the era of dreadnoughts is back in its berth in Athens, where it serves as a floating museum. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

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The Officers' Mess inside the 107-year-old battleship "Georgios Averof" after it's arrival at Trocadero marina in southern Athens on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. After three months of extensive maintenance and conservation work, a relic of the era of dreadnoughts is back in its berth in Athens, where it serves as a floating museum. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

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Members of a naval band leave the 107-year-old battleship "Georgios Averof" after its arrival at Trocadero marina in southern Athens on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. After three months of extensive maintenance and conservation work, a relic of the era of dreadnoughts is back in its berth in Athens, where it serves as a floating museum. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

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Media cover the arrival of the 107-year-old battleship "Georgios Averof" at Trocadero marina in southern Athens on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. After three months of extensive maintenance and conservation work, a relic of the era of dreadnoughts is back in its berth in Athens, where it serves as a floating museum. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

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Tugs pull the 107-year-old battleship "Georgios Averof" to Trocadero marina in southern Athens on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. After three months of extensive maintenance and conservation work, a relic of the era of dreadnoughts is back in its berth in Athens, where it serves as a floating museum. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

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Tugs pull the 107-year-old battleship" Georgios Averof" to Trocadero marina in southern Athens on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. After three months of extensive maintenance and conservation work, a relic of the era of dreadnoughts is back in its berth in Athens, where it serves as a floating museum. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

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FILE - In this Thursday, July 6, 2017 file photo tourists wait in a queue for the opening of the tickets office of Acropolis ancient site during a three-hour work stoppage in Athens. The culture ministry workers' union said on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 that will go on a two-day strike protesting staff shortages will shut the Acropolis and other ancient sites and museums in Athens this weekend, at the height of the tourist season. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, File)

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FILE - In this Thursday, July 6, 2017 file photo tourists take photographs the Herod Atticus theater and Parthenon temple atop of Acropolis hill during a three-hour work stoppage in Athens. The culture ministry workers' union said on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 that will go on a two-day strike protesting staff shortages will shut the Acropolis and other ancient sites and museums in Athens this weekend, at the height of the tourist season. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, File)

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A man is reflected in the water as he walks along a pier in Alimos suburb, in Athens, Wednesday, July 12, 2017 . A summer heatwave has hit Greece, with temperatures reaching a high of 39 degrees Celsius (102 Fahrenheit) in Athens. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

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Tourists take pictures in front of the fifth century BC Parthenon temple at the Acropolis hill in Athens, Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Greece's Culture Ministry says that all Greek archaeological sites, including Athens' internationally famed Acropolis, will close during the hottest hours of the day from Wednesday, due to a predicted heat wave. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

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A tourist takes a selfie in front of the fifth century BC Parthenon temple at the Acropolis hill in Athens, Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Greece's Culture Ministry says that all Greek archaeological sites, including Athens' internationally famed Acropolis, will shut during the hottest hours of the day from Wednesday, due to a predicted heat wave. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

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Three young men walk on a wall in front of bins overflowing with garbage at the Faliron coastal zone near Athens, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Greece's municipal garbage collectors are on 13-day protest that has left mounds of festering refuse piled up across Athens amid high summer temperatures. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

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A woman walks next a pile of trash as a sign on the wall reads in Greek "No garbage" in the Kaminia neighborhood of Piraeus, near Athens, Thursday June 29, 2017. Greece's municipal garbage collectors are on a 14-day protest that has left mounds of festering refuse piled up across Athens amid high summer temperatures.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

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Protesters chant slogans during a rally outside the parliament in Athens, on Thursday, June 29, 2017. About 1,000 garbage collectors marched through central Athens demanding an end to short-term labor contracts, as their strike, which has lasted nearly two weeks, has left towering mounds of garbage on city streets at a time when the summer's first heatwave sent temperatures soaring. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

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A worker sprays a huge pile of garbage with disinfectant in Kaminia neighborhood of Piraeus, near Athens, Thursday, June 29, 2017. Greece's municipal garbage collectors are on 14-day protest that has left mounds of festering refuse piled up across Athens amid high summer temperatures.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

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A man looks on a pile of trash as he walks behind a flower pot in Kaminia neighborhood of Piraeus, near Athens Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Striking garbage collectors are on the 11-day of protest that left huge piles of trash around Athens. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)