The US Navy plans to transport damaged guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain from Singapore to Japan using a heavy-lift ship, a massive vessel used to transport unseaworthy ships across open ocean.
US Naval Sea Systems Command said on Wednesday that the Navy planned to issue a task order on an existing contract "for the salvage patching and transport via heavy lift" of the McCain to the Navy's ship repair facility in Yokosuka, Japan.
Dave Majumdar Security, Asia Details may soon emerge on the causes of recent accidents. The U.S. Navy expects to use a large salvage vessel to transport USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) to Japan for a detailed damage assessment. The Arle...
A U.S. warship was damaged after colliding with a merchant vessel east of Singapore on Monday, the U.S. Navy said. The Navy said in a statement the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with the Alnic MC vessel while ...
SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the collision between the USS John S. McCain guided missile destroyer and an oil tanker east of Singapore (all times local):
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy plans to transport the USS John S. McCain to Japan for a full damage assessment after a collision last month in which ten sailors died between Malaysia and Singapore.