Broken DDGs, Fitzgerald Inquiry, McCain Collision

USS John S. McCain–damaged

USS John S. McCain has had a collision with a merchant vessel. Ten are missing. Navy news releases with updates here.

This unfortunately follows closely on the heels of the USS Fitzgerald collision.

You can read one of the reports on the Fitzgerald collision here

5 thoughts on “Broken DDGs, Fitzgerald Inquiry, McCain Collision

  1. More detailed photo of the damage.
    It is apparent the merchant vessel must have been overtaking and hit McCain while on a course about 45 degrees to the right of McCain’s heading. McCain must have been moving very slowly

    Thanks to Luke for this photo and the one that leads off the post.

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