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Re: US Navy ship inquiry finished.....

Originally Posted by TropicCat View Post
That ship probably navigated a million miles without incident, until they loaded that last chart into their plotter. Suddenly everyone is incompetent.
Nope. They didn't navigate a million miles without incident. They wandered however many miles they had steamed with Serendipity on their shoulder looking after them but when they had to navigate - they failed. They were likely "grudging in the performance of their duties" as Nimitz once famously said.
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