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U.S. Navy ship collides with Japanese vessel; injuries reported



The U.S. Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald collided with a Japanese merchant ship off the coast of Japan Friday afternoon. The Fitzgerald made a distress call, and it appears there are injuries. David Martin reports.

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16 Comments

  • Lori Patterson says:

    After being ran over by a cargo ship I think the Fitzgerald held his own. He may have been limping along but he was still a float. Prayers for the lost and injured.
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  • jamesd says:

    is this news channel for old people , why they talking so slow and really seriously ?

  • KermitNinja9er says:

    Next stop Chittagong, Bangladesh for ship breaking. That's where the entire fascist US empire belongs, on the scrap heap of history.

  • KermitNinja9er says:

    Chinese containers vs. "exceptional" US destroyer: 1:0

  • KermitNinja9er says:

    If that's how a US destroyer looks like after being hit by a container vessel, wait until the salvo of Chinese anti-ship missiles is incoming. That will roast the fascist Yankees within fractions of a second.

  • Sparty™ says:

    The Destroyer can go up to 35 knots while that kind of cargo ship can only go up to 18-20 knots..hmmmmm its seems the Destroyer tried to cross track of that moving cargo ship which may have resulted to having a starboard damaged

  • Roza-Maria von Szilvásshy says:

    Time manipulation like Al Bielek did it at Long Island. It seems someone had a higher version of 'hypertime'…which is existing.

  • Ham Radio says:

    so they Call it * Warr Ship * ,
    & it Can't See a Huge Ship Comming to Ram Them ,.
    thats Show How Prepaire is the US for a Warr ,..
    GOD Forbit they Dont Try a Stupid Thing with the North Kore Cos it Will Be People Whos Gone Pay the Price ,.

  • Сергей Свищев says:

    Satellite navigation. Detection system. If these woodpeckers can't a civil vessel to leave, how are they going to fight? O_o

  • RISBO LENSKY says:

    The US Navy for you folks 😂😂😂

  • Most Unlikely says:

    Not Japanese vessel , it was Philippine's ! Please change the title of this video, CBS.

  • TherealLumpendoodle says:

    The cargo ship is 3 times the size of the destroyer, and way less manoeuvrable. I believe in nautical law, little ship gives way to big ship.

  • Gregory Shill says:

    Where is the othet ship, destroyed?

  • The Riddler says:

    With due respect, these ships are supposed to stop an onslaught of North Korean torpedoes and missiles, but they can't avoid a collision with another ship?

  • vg1735 says:

    'collides with Japanese vessel' is misinformation.
    USS Fitzgerald was collides with Philippine-flagged container ship "ACX CRYSTAL".
    It is not a Japanese ship.

  • Prophetess of MeoW says:

    7 sailors are missing and others injured smh. Wtf!!!Why did that Phillipines flag flying monstrosity, ACX Crystal, hit our U.S.S. in the side?? How can you miss a huge destroyer? And hit it in the side?? That ACX Crystal, needs to be detained for questioning. They change flags like underwear. This is not good!

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