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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

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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.

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

That video that I saw there, was about another incident a few weeks ago.
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In the big picture, that is a small, but expensive, hole -
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Must have been a stealth tanker.
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Re: That's not going to buff out... "collision"

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

There go a few more careers down the drain. Sad
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