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Posted: 6/16/2017 5:13:44 PM EST
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How does a collision like that happen?
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:16:55 PM EST
How many boats has it hit?!?
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:17:09 PM EST
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Originally Posted By 41magluva:
How does a collision like that happen?
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Well when a mommy ship and a daddy ship love each other very much....
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:17:39 PM EST
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[Last Edit: 6/16/2017 5:38:59 PM EST by jerrwhy01]
Hopefully the injuries to the sailors aren't too severe.


ETA: The Apostrophe and the T because OH MY GOD SOMEONE MISTYPED A WORD ON GD.
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:20:13 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/16/2017 5:23:46 PM EST by KennyW1983]
Oh myy
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:20:14 PM EST
I at least hope we sunk the other ship.
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:21:37 PM EST
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Originally Posted By jerrwhy01:
Hopefully the injuries to the sailors are too severe.
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Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:21:43 PM EST
Why doesn't the headline read "Phillipino container ship attempting to ram USS Fitzgerald sunk by warship."
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:23:01 PM EST
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Originally Posted By jerrwhy01:
Hopefully the injuries to the sailors are too severe.
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Grammar matters.
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:25:20 PM EST
Down by the head it looks like, and to add insult to injury impact is on the green side. Ugh.

Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:27:33 PM EST
What does the other ship look like ?
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:27:35 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/16/2017 5:27:58 PM EST by eesmith]
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Originally Posted By ShermiesRule:
Why doesn't the headline read "Phillipino container ship attempting to ram USS Fitzgerald sunk by warship."
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Because warships are subject to COLREGS as well, and judging from the impact zone, the Burke was quite likely primarily responsible for the incident.
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:28:20 PM EST
Thats a solid crunch
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:28:31 PM EST
Dafuq? 
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:28:34 PM EST
lol how do you collide with a container ship, in the ocean, with all that technology?
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:29:07 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/16/2017 5:30:03 PM EST by ETCss_McCrackin]
Originally Posted By 41magluva:
How does a collision like that happen?
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You ever do that confused shuffle in a hallway or bump into someone while walking? How about a "slam on the brakes" moment in a car? That's how, just with worse maneuverability.
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:30:08 PM EST
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Originally Posted By Forest:
Someone's career is about to get flushed.
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Several careers...
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:31:01 PM EST
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Originally Posted By Swoosh101:


Well when a mommy ship and a daddy ship love each other very much....
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Blackadder: "Know you of such a ship?"

Baldrick: "We could make one!"
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:32:04 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/16/2017 5:52:29 PM EST by OnlytheTip]
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Originally Posted By jerrwhy01:
Hopefully the injuries to the sailors are too severe.
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Okay, okay, I get it. Typo's......
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:32:33 PM EST
Hope everyone is alright.

There are some busy p-ways and berthings below the starboard break.
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:32:48 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/16/2017 5:38:45 PM EST by akuser-47]
The more and more I see shit like this it boggles my mind. Seriously were supposed to be the best military in the world and we cannot stop jets from flying into buildings, and terrorists out of our country. What the hell will a navy destroyer ever destroy in war if it cannot avoid a civilian cargo ship. Now the Japanese know instead of warships to fight our fleet just get the civilian ships to take out our navy. Bumper boat wars. I suppose our tax dollars will pay for this shit to. Between U.N. cutting our nuts off to fight wars and our countries growing incompetence I am thinking we will never win another conflict until we tell them all to fuck off. If that captain did his job or the officer on the deck had. That boat would be 100% and cargo ship would have been sunk to avoid this.
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:33:46 PM EST
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Originally Posted By Sierra5:
lol how do you collide with a container ship, in the ocean, with all that technology?
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Incompetence.
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:34:54 PM EST
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Originally Posted By OnlytheTip:
Someone please ban this motherfucker asap!
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Originally Posted By OnlytheTip:
Originally Posted By jerrwhy01:
Hopefully the injuries to the sailors are too severe.
Someone please ban this motherfucker asap!
Ever mistype in your life

Read it again, he forgot the T
As in aren't too severe

For fucks sake
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:34:56 PM EST
I thought they had radar.
Somebody's naval career will be coming to an end.
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:34:57 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/16/2017 5:35:36 PM EST by BB]
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Originally Posted By OnlytheTip:
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It's probably a typo. Chill
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:36:38 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/16/2017 5:37:22 PM EST by spartacus2002]
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Originally Posted By jerrwhy01:
Hopefully the injuries to the sailors are too severe.
it's pretty obvious he meant "are not too severe." With 11K posts, if he was a troll he would have been flushed out looong ago.
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:37:19 PM EST
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Originally Posted By ShermiesRule:
Why doesn't the headline read "Phillipino container ship attempting to ram USS Fitzgerald sunk by warship."
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Because in the world aquatic just because you are a military vessel you aren't exempted from the navigation rules.
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:37:20 PM EST
If only there was a way to detect other ships in the area...
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:37:34 PM EST
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Originally Posted By OnlytheTip:
Someone please ban this motherfucker asap!
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Are you always a fucking retard, or was it just a brief glitch today?
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:37:36 PM EST
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Originally Posted By OnlytheTip:
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Seriously, how in the blue fuck does me not wanting to see anybody injured; never mind the fucking fact that personnel are already injured and I am hoping that their injuries aren't severe at lease according to the reports I read warrant a ban this motherfucker.
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:38:16 PM EST
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Originally Posted By OnlytheTip:
Someone please ban this motherfucker asap!
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Originally Posted By OnlytheTip:
Originally Posted By jerrwhy01:
Hopefully the injuries to the sailors are too severe.
Someone please ban this motherfucker asap!
I'm betting he meant to say "aren't" too severe.
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:38:48 PM EST
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Originally Posted By jerrwhy01:



Seriously, how in the blue fuck does me not wanting to see anybody injured; never mind the fucking fact that personnel are already injured and I am hoping that their injuries aren't severe at lease according to the reports I read warrant a ban this motherfucker.
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He don't know how to read
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:39:24 PM EST
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Originally Posted By MILLERLGT82:



Ever mistype in your life

Read it again, he forgot the T
As in aren't too severe

For fucks sake
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Thank You.
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:39:26 PM EST
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Originally Posted By akuser-47:
The more and more I see shit like this it boggles my mind. Seriously were supposed to be the best military in the world and we cannot stop jets from flying into buildings, and terrorists out of our country. What the hell will a navy destroyer ever destroy in war if it cannot avoid a civilian cargo ship. Now the Japanese know instead of warships to fight our fleet just get the civilian ships to take out our navy. Bumper boat wars. I suppose our tax dollars will pay for this shit to. Between U.N. cutting our nuts off to fight wars and our countries growing incompetence I am thinking we will never win another conflict until we tell them all to fuck off. Like if captain did his job that boat would be 100% and cargo ship would have been sunk to avoid this.
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Maybe you should sign up and get things squared away.
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:40:22 PM EST
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Originally Posted By Forest:
Someone's career is about to get flushed.
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+1
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:41:51 PM EST
That looks like a solid hit,  those hoses look like they're for pumping water overboard. 
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[Last Edit: 6/16/2017 5:44:13 PM EST by placedesjardins]
Originally Posted By texashomeserver:
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Hmm, who was on watch? And will they get promoted?

Oops.
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:43:37 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/16/2017 5:44:12 PM EST by whiskerz]
This was a giant failure
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:43:49 PM EST
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Originally Posted By madmathew:
That looks like a solid hit,  those hoses look like they're for pumping water overboard. 
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I'm wondering how much bottom damage there is. I'm thinking there is substantial underwater damage.
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:45:10 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/16/2017 5:48:25 PM EST by novalicious2000]
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Originally Posted By eesmith:
Down by the head it looks like, and to add insult to injury impact is on the green side. Ugh.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LuhDGPrujUI
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Damn. Smashed in on the side makes it look like our guys were the ones that GOT hit, yes?

Eta- i know fuckall about navy doings
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:45:27 PM EST
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Originally Posted By Forest:
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yep, this will make a hole....cuz all that topside shit came from above the water line bow
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:46:41 PM EST
I'm betting the topside damage is from the bow, but the bulbous put a shot into the hull underneath the water line.
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:47:28 PM EST
Somebody tell me how you can accidentally not see an entire cargo ship. Don't they have radar? A cargo ship is kind of big.
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:47:35 PM EST
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Originally Posted By novalicious2000:


Damn. Smashed in on the side makes it look like our guys were the ones that GOT hit, yes?
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That what happens when you drive in front of a container ship. The Burke was the "give way" vessel in a meeting situation (if that's what it was, which is likely) meaning it's their duty to alter course so as not to cross the container ship's bow.
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:49:15 PM EST
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Originally Posted By KennyW1983:


That what happens when you drive in front of a container ship. The Burke was the "give way" vessel in a meeting situation (if that's what it was, which is likely) meaning it's their duty to alter course so as not to cross the container ship's bow.
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Thank you for the explanation. Totally makes sense now
Link Posted: 6/16/2017 5:49:30 PM EST
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Originally Posted By basselope22:


Maybe you should sign up and get things squared away.
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I couldn't even join reserves I've been diabetic since I was 17 insulin dependent. So I was fucked before I had a chance. Also I am not some fat guy either 6'1" 205 pounds and I walk and work out daily. My comments above are just that my shock at how bad our country is at protecting itself.
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Originally Posted By KennyW1983:


That what happens when you drive in front of a container ship. The Burke was the "give way" vessel in a meeting situation (if that's what it was, which is likely) meaning it's their duty to alter course so as not to cross the container ship's bow.
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@KennyW1983 Are the terms ''privileged" and "burdened" obsolete?
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