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mdbee 08-12-2012 03:26 PM

That's not going to buff out... "collision"
 
U.S. Navy destroyer collides with oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz, suffers gaping 10-foot hole in starboard side

Read more: U.S. Navy destroyer collides with oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz, suffers gaping 10-foot hole in starboard side - NY Daily News

http://assets.nydailynews.com/polopo...y13n-3-web.jpg

JordanH 08-12-2012 04:14 PM

Re: That's not going to buff out... "collision"
 
Apparently it was more than just a collision. Take a look at the video.

US Navy ship collides with oil tanker in Gulf - World News

edit: BAH! NBC fooled me. They posted a video in that article of an unrelated incident.

mdbee 08-12-2012 05:18 PM

Re: That's not going to buff out... "collision"
 
That video that I saw there, was about another incident a few weeks ago.

rugosa 08-12-2012 05:35 PM

Re: That's not going to buff out... "collision"
 
In the big picture, that is a small, but expensive, hole - :laugher

sww914 08-12-2012 05:54 PM

Re: That's not going to buff out... "collision"
 
Must have been a stealth tanker.

JordanH 08-12-2012 06:59 PM

Re: That's not going to buff out... "collision"
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by mdbee (Post 908596)
That video that I saw there, was about another incident a few weeks ago.

mdbee, you are correct. They fooled me by putting it in the article and not stating a date or specific details.

Flybyknight 08-15-2012 07:58 PM

Re: That's not going to buff out... "collision"
 
There go a few more careers down the drain. Sad


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