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A warship doomed by ‘confusion, indecision, and ultimately panic’ on the bridge
A secret Navy report looks at the ways leaders could have averted the deadly destroyer Fitzgerald collision.
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Warship John S. McCain returns to the water for the first time since last summer’s fatal collision
The heavily-damaged warship moved from dry dock to a pierside mooring on Tuesday, according to a Navy release.
‘The crew is still hurting’: One year later, some Fitzgerald shipmates struggle to go forward
One year after losing seven of their shipmates when the Fitz collided with a merchant vessel, some crew say they remain traumatized and wonder if they are ready to get underway again.
Japan Coast Guard recommends negligent homicide charges in Fitzgerald collision
The recommendation comes after an investigation found that both the Crystal’s second officer and the Fitzgerald’s officer of the deck were responsible.
By Nicole Bauke