USN destroyer collides with tanker in Strait of Hormuz
No one was injured in the collision that occurred about 1 a.m. local time when the USS Porter collided with the Panamanian-flagged bulk oil tanker M/V Otowasan, the Navy said in a statement.
The Navy did not provide details about the collision, saying only the accident was not related to combat. It said the incident is under investigation. Damage to the USS Porter was being evaluated, "but the ship is able to operate under its own power," the statement said.
Posted by: tu3031 2012-08-12