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By Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) After reading the U.S. Naval orders for Back-to-Basics reforms and the USS Fitzgerald and USS McCain investigation reports along with expert analysis by naval experts, I’ve known for years and trust implicitly… my mind is blank. Show More Summary
PHILIPPINE SEA (June 14, 2017) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) maneuvers alongside the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) for a refueling-at-sea. Bonhomme Richard is theShow More Summary
The fatal collisions involving two U.S. Navy destroyers in the Seventh Fleet’s Area of Responsibility this year could have been prevented, the Navy said in a collision report released Wednesday. The Navy released today the 71-page report...Show More Summary
Atkron sends us the following, his work on John McCain and the fire on the USS Forrestal; I’m not a big fan of John McCain, ever since he took the side of Airbus over Boeing in the whole new Aerial Refueling Tanker fiasco from around ten years ago. I think, like many politicians, John McCain […]
The heavy lift vessel carrying the damaged USS John S. McCain to Japan has been rerouted to the Philippines after the destroyer developed a small crack in its hull during transit, the U.S. 7th Fleet has confirmed to USNI News. The change of plans comes after crews noticed that the destroyer had developed a crack […] The post USS John S. Show More Summary
The USS John S. McCain -- en route from Singapore to Japan via a heavy-lift vessel -- has been diverted to the Philippines.
President Trump sent condolence letters last week to at least three families of sailors who died aboard the USS John S. McCain in August. The relatives of Timothy Eckels Jr., John Hoagland and Corey Ingram all said they received the letters last week with one even telling the Atlantic the UPS package was dated October 18. Show More Summary
Americas Following the withdrawal of Arleigh Burke-class destroyers USS John S. McCain and Fitzgerald from service, the US Navy has issued the unscheduled deployment of the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey to the 5th and 6th Fleet areas. This will allow the USS O’Kane—originally scheduled for deployment with the 5th and 6th Fleet around Europe and […]
The collision of the USS John S.McCain guided missile destroyer with a merchant ship near Singapore in August that killed 10 sailors was preventable, the U.S. Navy said after it relieved the warship's commander and his deputy from their duties. Show More Summary
The U.S. 7th Fleet said Tuesday that this summer's crash of the USS John S. McCain was preventable. The August collision was the latest in a string of Navy mishaps in the Pacific this year.
Two months after the deadly collision between USS McCain and an oil tanker near Singapore (that killed 10 and injured dozens more), Military.com reports that the Navy has relieved two USS John S. McCain senior officers in connectionShow More Summary
TOKYO Oct 11 (Reuters) – The collision of the USS John S.McCain guided missile destroyer with a merchant ship near Singapore in August that killed 10 sailors was preventable, the U.S. Navy said after it relieved the warship’s commander and his deputy from their duties. Show More Summary
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Collision with cargo ship left 10 U.S. sailors dead and had already prompted dismissal of Navy's 5th Fleet commander
In a statement, the Navy said that it's “evident the collision was preventable."
The Navy has relieved two USS John S. McCain senior officers in connection with a "preventable" deadly collision.
The U.S. Navy has relieved of duties the commander and executive officer of the USS John S. McCain, which collided with an oil tanker near Singapore in August. The Navy … Click to Continue »
Two USS John S. McCain commanders were relieved “due to a loss of confidence”, the Navy said.
The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) has been loaded onto the heavy lift transport MV Treasure for its transport to Fleet Activities Yokosuka for repairs following its collision with a merchant tanker off Singapore...Show More Summary