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    No injuries as two US Navy vessels collide off Eastern US Coast

    No injuries as two US Navy vessels collide off Eastern US Coast

    Photo By Chief Petty Officer Tommy Lamkin | The guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) approaches the amphibious assault...... read more read more

    NORFOLK, VA, UNITED STATES

    10.13.2012

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    U.S. Navy

    NORFOLK, Va. - There were no injuries as a U.S. Navy submarine and an Aegis cruiser collided off the coast of the Eastern United States earlier this afternoon.

    The collision between USS Montpelier (SSN 765) and USS San Jacinto (CG 56) occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight time.

    No personnel aboard either vessel were injured.

    Overall damage to both ships is being evaluated. The propulsion plant of the submarine was unaffected by this collision. Both ships are currently operating under their own power.

    The incident is currently under investigation.

    Both the submarine and the ship were conducting routine training at the time of the accident.

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    Date Taken: 10.13.2012
    Date Posted: 10.13.2012 20:23
    Story ID: 96137
    Location: NORFOLK, VA, US 

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