Divers search for missing US Navy ship

Divers search for missing US Navy ship

World August 22, 2017 08:48

washington - Divers in the underground spaces of American torpedo hunter USS John S. McCain are looking for ten missing marine people. An naval spokesman said the divers also went to see what damage the ship had suffered from a collision with a Liberian tanker.

The torpedo boat hunter equipped with guided missiles was hit by the tanker Alnic MC on Monday morning. The navy ship was on its way to Singapore. Five were injured by the collision.

The collision and incident with another ship a few months ago are the US Navy's reason to highlight the entire fleet. Therefore, an operational break of a few days has been entered. It is used to review procedures, equipment, training and maintenance.

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