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Old 21st Aug 2017, 09:26
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sitigeltfel
 
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Originally Posted by Avionker View Post
It would certainly appear that Uncle Sam's war canoe drivers are dropping the ball a little too often. Any ex navy chaps got any insights or opinions to share? Keel hauled or flogged? What's required here?
Well, you have saved all the time and expense of an enquiry/court martial. Guilty of being from the USA!

The destroyer was struck square on, on the port side, suggesting that by the rules of the sea, it had right of way. There are maneuvering and lookout issues to consider, but apportioning blame right now would by any measure, be overly premature.
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