USS John McCain

Friday, September 30, 2022
The U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain is seen after a collision, in Singapore waters

New Documents Reveal White House Wanted USS John McCain ‘Out of Sight’ During Trump Visit

By Jason Leopold (Bloomberg) — Former President Donald Trump’s White House asked the US Navy to hide a warship named after John McCain on his 2019

September 30, 2022
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Wednesday, June 15, 2022
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U.S. Judge Orders Tanker Owner to Pay $44 Million Over Deadly Destroyer Collision

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK, June 15 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Wednesday said the owner of an oil tanker must pay the United States $44.6 million

June 15, 2022
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Sunday, December 22, 2019
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Flawed Bridge Technology Set The USS McCain Up For Disaster

By T. Christian Miller, Megan Rose, Robert Faturechi and Agnes Chang (ProPublica) Dakota Bordeaux had rarely traveled outside his home state of Oklahoma before

December 22, 2019
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Monday, October 28, 2019
Maritime News

USS John S. McCain Returns to Sea Two Years After Deadly Collision

The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain is returning to sea more than two years its deadly collision with a tanker in the shipping lanes off Singapore.

October 28, 2019
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Thursday, May 30, 2019
The U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain is seen after a collision, in Singapore waters
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Trump Says He Was Unaware of Effort to Move USS John McCain ‘Out of Sight’

WASHINGTON, May 29 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was unaware of any effort to move the USS John S. McCain that was

May 30, 2019
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
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ProPublica: How the Navy’s Top Commander Botched the Highest-Profile Investigation in Years

This article is part of a series originally published by ProPublica titled "The Navy's Disaster in the Pacific: Death and Neglect in 7th Fleet", exploring the

April 11, 2019
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Monday, March 4, 2019
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Top US Navy Admiral Says “None Of The Promised Reforms Are Complete”

by Robert Faturechi and T. Christian Miller (ProPublica) Sen. Angus King wanted some straight answers. At a Feb. 12 hearing of a panel of the Senate Armed

March 4, 2019
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Tuesday, April 10, 2018
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After Deadly Collisions, U.S. Navy Refocuses on Leadership

By Idrees Ali NEWPORT, R.I., April 10 (Reuters) – After a pair of crashes involving U.S. Navy ships in the Asia-Pacific killed more than a dozen people

April 10, 2018
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Thursday, March 8, 2018

USS John S. McCain Collision Caused by Destroyer’s ‘Sudden Turn to Port’, Singapore Investigation Says

SINGAPORE, March 8 (Reuters) – A U.S. guided missile destroyer’s deadly collision with an oil tanker near Singapore in 2017 was caused by “a

March 8, 2018
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Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Maritime News

Former U.S. Navy Commanding Officers Face Negligent Homicide Charges Over Ship Collisions

WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (Reuters) – The commanding officers of two U.S. Navy destroyers involved in deadly collisions last year in the Pacific Ocean face

January 16, 2018
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Thursday, December 14, 2017
Maritime News

Photos: USS John S. McCain Arrives Pier Side in Yokosuka, Japan

After more than two months aboard the heavy lift vessel MV Treasure, the USS John S. McCain arrived a U.S. Navy base in Yokosuka where it will undergo

December 14, 2017
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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

U.S. Navy’s Damaged Destroyers Rendezvous in Japan

A rather extraordinary sight to behold in Tokyo Bay today as the U.S. Navy’s two damaged destroyers, the USS John S. McCain and USS Fitzgerald, met for

December 5, 2017
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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

USS John S. McCain Leaves Philippines Aboard Heavy Lift Ship After Month-Long Detour

The U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer John S. McCain (DDG 56) departed Subic Bay, Philippines aboard the heavy lift vessel MV Treasure on Tuesday to

November 28, 2017
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Monday, November 20, 2017

U.S. Navy Rolls Out New Measures After Deadly Collisions

by Amy Sawitta Lefevre (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy has introduced new measures aimed at avoiding a repeat of two deadly crashes in the Asia Pacific region

November 20, 2017
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Thursday, November 9, 2017

The Navy’s Crash Course on Accountability -James Stavridis

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg View) — In 1952, on a stormy night in the North Atlantic, the aircraft carrier USS Wasp cut the highly decorated World

November 9, 2017
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Friday, November 3, 2017
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US Navy Memo: Back-To-Basics OR Outdated-And-Ridiculous?

By Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) After reading the U.S. Naval orders for Back-to-Basics reforms and the USS Fitzgerald and USS McCain investigation reports

November 3, 2017
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Thursday, November 2, 2017
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Maritime News

U.S. Navy Orders Back-to-Basics Reforms After Deadly Collisions

By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, Nov 2 (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy announced a series of systemic reforms on Thursday aimed at restoring basic naval skills and

November 2, 2017
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Navy Collisions Report – The Error Chain Is Broken

A myth persists in the maritime industry, a myth nearly as persistent as the Kraken, Flying Dutchman or Nessie. Like all good myths, this one has some basis in

November 2, 2017
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Friday, October 27, 2017

USS John S. McCain Rerouted to Philippines Due to Crack in Hull During Heavy Lift to Japan – Update with Photos

Update: gCaptain has received photos of the heavy lift vessel MV Treasure with the loaded USS John S. McCain, taken while at anchor in Subic Bay (more photos

October 27, 2017
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Navy Relieves USS John S. McCain Commander, Executive Officer Over ‘Preventable’ Collision

TOKYO Oct 11 (Reuters) – The collision of the USS John S.McCain guided missile destroyer with a merchant ship near Singapore in August that killed 10

October 11, 2017
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