Skip to comments.10 missing after USS John McCain collides with merchant ship; search underway
Posted on 08/20/2017 6:35:30 PM PDT by Enchante
A Navy guided-missile destroyer, the USS John S. McCain, collided with a commercial vessel east of Singapore early Monday morning local time, the Navy said.
There were 10 sailors missing and five injured, the Navy said.
The collision with the merchant ship Alnic MC occurred east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore at 6:24 a.m. Japan Standard Time, as the McCain was on its way for a routine port visit in Singapore, the Navy said.
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at least 5 injured.....
There was a prior thread but there are updates here.
What are the chances of that, huh...?
Something’s up..? Seems sorta unlikely, so soon, and all.
Two in five weeks, what the hell is going? Let me guess feel good Obamanites still in charge of the Navy.
After the previous incident involving a warship off Japan this sends a bad message and raises plenty of questions.
Oops, wrong Thread. No, maybe not. We will have to wait and see what the DNC, Media and the RINO's have to say. They're on a roll. Sounds like KKK Plot to me.
sorry for the double post, I don’t know how that happens
Is it my browser or FR causing it?
I only clicked once to post....
With all the recent focus on the military accommodating transexuals and ensuring that the taxpayers are on the hook for their surgeries and counseling, etc., perhaps we would be better served if the military was allowed to re-focus on basic military operations so that our ships are not running into other ships.
1. Our navy vessels are so powerful and strong that mere collision with a commercial vessel does so much damage that they suffer fatalities???
2. Start firing admirals. Something is “sinking” in our naval preparedness training and even just basic operations.
I hate to say it, but what can you expect from a ship named after that serial, accident-prone loser?
Ship named after the crazy Senator McCain?
Need more tranny ship drivers, obviously.
Seems the SENATOR isn’t the only asshole with that name.
No, his grandfather and father, officially, but IMO should not have been done at least until the Senator was gone.
Are there any Muslims or antifa members assigned to these ships?
The ChiComs are jumping the light
NOTE: THIS SHIP IS NAMED AFTER FATHER AND GRANDFATHER OF THE CURRENT US SENATOR. BOTH WERE DISTINGUISHED US NAVY ADMIRALS. THEY ARE QUITE DISTINCT FROM WHATEVER ONE THINKS ABOUT THEIR POLITICIAN PROGENY.
Do we really think that hi-tech ships that can’t detect and avoid cargo ships actually have the capability of fending off ship killing missiles? The Iranians and Chinese must be paying close attention to this apparent frailty in the US Navy’s supposed Dominic nance of the seas.
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