Japanese tug boat scrapes US Navy ship during exercise

Japanese tug boat scrapes US Navy ship during exercise


INTENT TO DELIVER.ERIN:ANOTHER U-S NAVY SHIP INVOLVED IN A COLLISION TODAY.THIS TIME THE U-S-S BENFOLD HIT A JAPANESE TUGBOAT DURING A TOWING EXERCISE. THE NAVY SAYS THE DESTROYER ONLY HAD MINOR DAMAGE.NO ONE WAS INJURED.THE 7TH FLEET HAS HAD TWO FATAL ACCIDENTS IN ASIAN WATERS THIS YEAR IN WHICH NAVY WARSHIPS AND COMMERCIAL SHIPS COLLIDED AT SEA. THE INCIDENTS PROMPTED

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  1. A new side wall system needs to be developed. Maybe half hexagon with empty compartments as the shape of the ship would be like that of a paper boat giving it stability?

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