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Old 19-11-2017, 15:15   #31
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i duno. navy ship should not allow these random events. If ship has 50 crew, I would think at least 5 should be on watch at all times & all electronics. And be ready to jump on a second's notice.

maybe I watched too many old movies.... and reality is different.
Maybe 250 personnel aboard. Iíll guarantee they had 5 or more on watch + the electronics + probably the CO and XO on the bridge as well given ahem recent events.

Emergency manuevering of a 500 foot ship in a harbor almost never makes sense. Given their situation IMO doing nothing was the safest order.

In a related story, supply officer orders paint rollers.
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Did either vessel consider using fenders?
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Did either vessel consider using fenders?
have you seen a big ships tug their entire wunderkind is one giant fender.
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Emergency manuevering of a 500 foot ship in a harbor almost never makes sense. Given their situation IMO doing nothing was the safest order.
Not to derail the various rants with any actual facts, but . . . . the incident did not happen in harbor towing the DDG away from a dock.

It happened in open water in Sagami Wan (an open bay on the Japanese coast outside Yokohama harbor). The navy has said the DDG 'remained at sea', while the tug was 'towed to harbor'.
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Not to derail the various rants with any actual facts, but . . . . the incident did not happen in harbor towing the DDG away from a dock.

It happened in open water in Sagami Wan (an open bay on the Japanese coast outside Yokohama harbor). The navy has said the DDG 'remained at sea', while the tug was 'towed to harbor'.
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Not to derail the various rants with any actual facts, but . . . . the incident did not happen in harbor towing the DDG away from a dock.

It happened in open water in Sagami Wan (an open bay on the Japanese coast outside Yokohama harbor). The navy has said the DDG 'remained at sea', while the tug was 'towed to harbor'.
you are correct and the report also says they were performing some type of towing exercise.
Now what exercise it was well nobody knows and there has been nothing beyond the initial report. So wasn't that big of a deal. ( swapping of paint )
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