05 Oct '17, 12am

US Navy to repair damaged destroyer in Japan

US Navy to repair damaged destroyer in Japan

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Navy will heavy lift the damaged destroyer John S. McCain to Japan where it will be repaired, according to a Navy release Wednesday evening. McCain has been in Singapore since Aug. 21, when it collided with an oil and chemical tanker near the Straits of Malacca, an accident that claimed the lives of 10 sailors. “Damage assessments conducted while the ship was moored in Singapore since the Aug. 21 collision revealed the scope of work could be completed in Japan at the lowest estimated cost and returns the ship to full service at the earliest opportunity,” the release said. The work will be completed at the U.S. Naval Ship Repair Facility-Japan Regional Maintenance Center in Yokosuka. The Navy did not provide a cost estimate. The accident was the second of the summer for the Navy. In June, the destroyer Fitzgerald collided with a container ship near Jap...

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