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Old 06-17-2017, 06:05 PM   #1
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I guess the best way to attack an American warship is at night when they turn off the radar and go to sleep.
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/06...collision.html
They said ship traffic was heavy.......... so wouldn't this be the time to be watching the radar and GPS? Aren't there shipping lanes? I mean both ships, I'm not picking sides.


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When i was in the Navy in 67 a US ship crashed into a Bridge in the fog .


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When i was in the Navy in 67 a US ship crashed into a Bridge in the fog .
I recall that one.
........the bridge refused several orders to get out of the way.
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I remember the story about a US ship arguing with Canadians about getting in their way in a dense fog. They kept telling the Canadians to vacate the area. After a little fun, the Canadians explained that they could not move, they were on a lighthouse.
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I remember the story about a US ship arguing with Canadians about getting in their way in a dense fog. They kept telling the Canadians to vacate the area. After a little fun, the Canadians explained that they could not move, they were on a lighthouse.
I remember that one to .
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LOL. Yeah, I remember the lighthouse one.

Sad about the destroyer and the missing sailors. I hope they are found alive and well-- but that doesn't seem likely.


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