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Navy chief orders probe into Pacific fleet after collisions

SINGAPORE (AP) — The U.S. Navy ordered a broad investigation Monday into the performance and readiness of the Pacific-based 7th Fleet after an early morning collision between the USS John S. 1,115 more words

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Damaged Destroyer USS McCain Arrives At Singapore Base

WASHINGTON (CBSMiami) – Damaged in a collision with an oil tanker east of the Straits of Malacca, the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain has made its way to the Changi Naval Base in the Republic of Singapore. 311 more words


Motivation Monday: Making Your Bed

I make it a habit to watch motivational speakers, from TED Talks to commencement speeches. Recently I watched the University of Texas at Austin 2014 Commencement Address by Admiral William H. 277 more words


Port Means Left

Everyone who’s read my posts knows that I am no sailor. I don’t even own a yellow rubber ducky for the bathtub. But, having seen “Titanic” one time I figured out what happens when a steerable ship hits an object. 180 more words


Navy Will Investigate Fleet Involved With Two Recent Ship Collisions

(SINGAPORE) — A U.S. defense official says the Navy’s top officer is ordering a broad investigation into the performance and readiness of America’s Pacific-based 7th Fleet — after two ship collisions in the past two months. 87 more words

How could a US warship have collided with a tanker?

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: The US destroyer John S McCain collided with a tanker early on Monday (Aug 21) as the warship prepared to make a routine port call in Singapore, leaving a gaping hole in its hull and 10 sailors missing. 489 more words

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