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USS John S McCain suffered flooding after collision, says US Navy

Significant damage to the hull resulted in flooding to nearby compartments, the US 7th Fleet said

Reuters  |  Singapore 

USS John S McCain suffered flooding after collision, says US Navy

The USS John S McCain, a US warship that collided with an oil tanker east of on Monday, arrived at in after suffering to its hull that caused flooding in compartments, the said.

"Significant to the hull resulted in flooding to nearby compartments, including crew berthing, machinery, and communications rooms. control efforts by the crew halted further flooding," the US 7th Fleet said in a statement.

First Published: Mon, August 21 2017. 16:48 IST
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