The collision between USS Porter and the Panamanian-flagged bulk oil tanker M/V Otowasan occurred at about 1 a.m. local time, Bahrain-based U.S. 5th Fleet spokesman Lieutenant Greg Raelson said in a phone interview today. The collision was not combat-related and overall damage to the ship is being evaluated, he said.”
One Response to U.S. Navy Ship Collides With Tanker Near Strait Of Hormuz
From a Navy Vet that served with Commander 3rd Fleet. There is no way this happened the way stated. Reasons: 1st: There’s forward lookout whose job it is to spot anything on the horizon or in the visual vicinity of the asset(s). You screw that job up its Captains Mast at least, Court Martial at most. 2. We have sophisticated collision alarms on our ships that sound prior to any accident. 3. The strait of Hormuz isn’t as Narrow s Water Way the way they portray in the article. It’s 30 miles wide…
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