Join Date: Sep 2007
Thanked 20 Times in 20 Posts
Rep Power: 10
Re: US Navy ship strikes reef because of incorrect charts
The upside is that most minesweepers are made with non-ferrous hulls -- so the damage to the reef probably is somewhat less than it would have been if it had been struck by a steel hulled vessel.
There are going to be several folks who take hits along with the skipper -- the XO, the quartermaster, the watch officer...
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
'85 BYB Vagabond 39