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Nov. 2, 2017

Navy Committed to Correcting Mistakes That Led to Collisions, Deaths

The chief of Naval Operations said the collisions in the Pacific that killed 10 sailors aboard the USS Fitzgerald and seven sailors aboard the USS McCain were preventable, and the Navy is committed to correcting the actions that led to the accidents.

Aug. 21, 2017

Navy Operations Chief 'Devastated' Over McCain Collision

The chief of naval operations said he is devastated and heartbroken over the collision involving the destroyer USS John S. McCain, and has ordered a worldwide operational pause as fleet commanders assess practices.

Aug. 21, 2017

10 Missing, 5 Injured After USS John S. McCain Collides With Merchant Ship

Navy officials said search and rescue operations are underway for ten sailors who are missing after the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with a merchant vessel east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore.

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