In an undated handout photo, damage to the USS Fitzgerald after it collided with a cargo ship near Japan in June 2017. The collision, and that of another American destroyer near Singapore, was the result of a string of avoidable crew and navigational errors, the Navy said in reports made public on Nov. 1, 2017.
In an undated handout photo, damage to the USS Fitzgerald after it collided with a cargo ship near Japan in June 2017. The collision, and that of another American destroyer near Singapore, was the result of a string of avoidable crew and navigational errors, the Navy said in reports made public on Nov. 1, 2017. U.S. Navy via The New York Times
In an undated handout photo, damage to the USS Fitzgerald after it collided with a cargo ship near Japan in June 2017. The collision, and that of another American destroyer near Singapore, was the result of a string of avoidable crew and navigational errors, the Navy said in reports made public on Nov. 1, 2017. U.S. Navy via The New York Times

Navy collisions that killed 17 sailors were ‘avoidable,’ official inquiry reports

November 01, 2017 12:57 PM