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Post by max Headroom » Sun Nov 19, 2017 1:58 am

US destroyer collides with tug off Japan
The US navy says one of its destroyers was slightly damaged in a collision with a tug during an exercise off Japan.

ReutersNOVEMBER 19, 20174:47AM
A US guided-missile destroyer, USS Benfold, has sustained slight damage when a Japanese tug drifted into it during a towing exercise off central Japan.
"No one was injured on either vessel and Benfold sustained minimal damage, including scrapes on its side, pending a full damage assessment," a statement from the US Seventh Fleet said on Saturday.
"Benfold remains at sea under her own power. The Japanese commercial tug is being towed by another vessel to a port in Yokosuka. The incident will be investigated," it said.
The incident was the latest mishap involving a US warship in Asia.
The US Navy announced a series of reforms this month aimed at restoring basic naval skills and alertness at sea after a review of deadly ship collisions in the Asia-Pacific region showed sailors were under-trained and over-worked.
Seventeen sailors have been killed this year in two collisions with commercial vessels involving guided-missile destroyers, the Fitzgerald in June off Japan and the John S. McCain in August as it approached Singapore.

They have ships with all the bells and whistles but they can stop running into things.
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Post by sherri » Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:00 am

It sounds as if the Japanese tug drifted into it.
I imagine smaller crafts could move out of the way or change direction a lot faster than the big destroyers.

When it comes down to it, any ship needs a good captain & crew-think of the Costa Concordia sinking & there was nothing wrong with the ship.
But even with a good crew, they can only control their own ship, maybe not every collision is their fault.

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Post by andysfootball » Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:47 am

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Post by ralph » Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:58 am

max Headroom wrote:
Sun Nov 19, 2017 1:58 am
US destroyer collides with tug off Japan
The US navy says one of its destroyers was slightly damaged in a collision with a tug during an exercise off Japan.

ReutersNOVEMBER 19, 20174:47AM
A US guided-missile destroyer, USS Benfold, has sustained slight damage when a Japanese tug drifted into it during a towing exercise off central Japan.
"No one was injured on either vessel and Benfold sustained minimal damage, including scrapes on its side, pending a full damage assessment," a statement from the US Seventh Fleet said on Saturday.
"Benfold remains at sea under her own power. The Japanese commercial tug is being towed by another vessel to a port in Yokosuka. The incident will be investigated," it said.
The incident was the latest mishap involving a US warship in Asia.
The US Navy announced a series of reforms this month aimed at restoring basic naval skills and alertness at sea after a review of deadly ship collisions in the Asia-Pacific region showed sailors were under-trained and over-worked.
Seventeen sailors have been killed this year in two collisions with commercial vessels involving guided-missile destroyers, the Fitzgerald in June off Japan and the John S. McCain in August as it approached Singapore.

They have ships with all the bells and whistles but they can stop running into things.
Max, they seem to have become extremely accident prone around Japan. A 'towing exercise' this time, which would seem to imply that the US ship had workable engines if required and I would imagine that they would have been kept in a stand-by mode to cope with just such a situation. They sacked the Admiral in charge after the last major incident, but it would seem there is a malaise in the way that they are operating that runs a bit deeper than that.

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Re: Usa navy-0 any other boat 3

Post by max Headroom » Sun Nov 19, 2017 6:35 am

sherri wrote:
Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:00 am
It sounds as if the Japanese tug drifted into it.
I imagine smaller crafts could move out of the way or change direction a lot faster than the big destroyers.

When it comes down to it, any ship needs a good captain & crew-think of the Costa Concordia sinking & there was nothing wrong with the ship.
But even with a good crew, they can only control their own ship, maybe not every collision is their fault.
There wasn't anything wrong with the titanic either, the Japanese commercial tug is being towed by another vessel to a port in Yokosuka. the score is 3.
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Post by niagraa » Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:13 am

u.s. navy, safest navy in the world, they never hit their own do they ?

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