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Navy scrambles to aid aircraft carrier as more than 100 sailors test positive for coronavirus

The USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier. | Bullit Marquez, File/AP Photo */ ]]> The Navy is racing to find solutions to the deteriorating situation aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt as more than 100 sailors test [...]
Fatigue and Training Gaps Spell Disaster at Sea, Sailors Warn
In interviews, more than a dozen current and former ship commanders who served in the western Pacific said the strain on the Navy’s fleet there had caused maintenance gaps and training shortfalls that had not been remedied or had received [...]
Search for Missing U.S. Sailors Slowed by Extensive Damage to Vessel
A Malaysian Navy vessel found a body at sea on Tuesday, but it turned out to be the decomposed corpse of an elderly man and was unrelated to the collision, the United States Navy said. The McCain had been on patrol in the South China [...]
Navy Identifies 10 Sailors Killed or Missing After Collision Off Singapore
• Jacob Daniel Drake, 21, an electronics technician, second class, from Cable, Ohio. Petty Officer Drake joined the Navy after high school out of a desire to travel, his sister, Veronica, told The Springfield News-Sun of Ohio. “When [...]
Rescuers Seek 10 Missing Sailors After U.S. Navy Ship and Tanker Collide
The collision occurred in one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes, a narrow waterway of strategic significance connecting the Indian Ocean with the South China Sea, where Beijing has been challenging American naval dominance. It immediately [...]
10 Sailors Missing After U.S. Destroyer Collides With Oil Tanker Off Singapore
The Strait of Malacca, between the Malay Peninsula and the Indonesian island of Sumatra, is notoriously difficult to navigate because of congested traffic and episodes of piracy over the years. “It’s always crowded, with ships [...]
Sleeping Sailors on U.S.S. Fitzgerald Awoke to a Calamity at Sea
Admiral Aucoin described how the crew of the Fitzgerald had scrambled to keep the ship afloat after it collided with the larger cargo vessel, the ACX Crystal, which is registered in the Philippines. “They prevented the ship [...]

Rescuers Search for 7 Sailors as Damaged U.S. Destroyer Reaches Port

The Japanese Coast Guard said it had received an emergency call from the Crystal around 2:20 a.m., reporting the collision in a busy shipping lane. Coast Guard officials were questioning members of the Crystal’s crew, and were [...]

‘Norfolk 4’ sailors pardoned by Virginia governor

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia’s governor pardoned four former sailors who became known as the “Norfolk Four,” ending a decades-long fight to clear the men of rape and murder convictions based on intimidating police interrogations. A [...]