Perhaps these collisions have something to do with this post. However, this is the second US Navy ship to collide with another ship in two months. USS Fitzgerald (DDG-62) collided with a merchant ship in June. Regardless, obviously the Navy has a “navigation” problem within it’s Captain cadre. Time for a C-Gar

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Photos Show Collision Damage to USS John McCain as Ship Arrives in Singapore; 10 Sailors Still Missing.

The U.S. guided-missile that was struck by a chemical tanker near the Straits of Malacca has arrived in Singapore. 

Photos released by the Navy show the extent of the damage to USS John McCain (DDG-56) as the ship pulled into Changi Naval Base. An oval indentation more than 20 feet wide and seven to eight feet high from the water line can be seen in the port side of the destroyer, suggesting the dimensions of the hole in the ship could be as large as 20 feet by 16 feet. McCain (DDG-56) collided with the Liberian-flagged chemical tanker Alnic MC around 5:24 a.m. on Monday, local time. Read more here

 

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