This post has been updated to include the timelapse video of McCain leaving the dry dock in Yokosuka, Japan.
Guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG -56) has left a dry dock in Yokosuka, Japan, after nine months of repairs stemming from a 2017 collision with a merchant chemical tanker that killed ten sailors. Read More
The following is the Singapore Ministry of Transport March 8, 2017 report: Safety Investigation Into Collision Between Alnic MC and The USS John S McCain in Singapore Territorial Waters on 21 August 2017. Read More
USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) sits in Dry Dock 5 onboard Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka for an Extended Drydock Selected Restricted Availability in June 2016. FLEACT Yokosuka provides, maintains, and operates base facilities and services in support of 7th Fleet’s forward-deployed naval forces, 83 tenant commands, and 24,000 military and civilian personnel. US Navy photo.
ARLINGTON, Va . – An increasingly large workload for the maintainers of the Forward Deployed Naval Force ships in Japan has led to longer availabilities and less time for training, the head of U.S. Fleet Forces Command said, with the Navy still unsure how to go about reducing that burden. Read More
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) is lowered from the heavy lift transport MV Treasure on December 13, 2017. John S. McCain will undergo repairs at Ship Repair Facility – Japan Regional Maintenance Center in Yokosuka. (U. S. Navy photo)
USS John S. McCain (DDG-56) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka Wednesday where repairs will be made to fix the damage caused by the deadly Aug. 21 collision with a merchant ship.
The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) departs Subic Bay, Philippines aboard heavy lift transport vessel MV Treasure, Nov. 28. Treasure will transport McCain to Fleet Activities Yokosuka to undergo repairs. US Navy photo.
The damaged Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG- 56) resumed its voyage to Yokosuka, Japan, today, after being diverted to Subic Bay last month. Read More
USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) departs Singapore on the heavy lift transport MV Treasure, Oct. 11, 2017. US Navy Photo
Destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG-56) developed a 4-inch crack in its hull while being transported via heavy lift vessel and will be rerouted to the Philippines for inspection, a U.S. 7th Fleet spokesman told USNI News. Read More
The following is the U.S. 7th Fleet command investigation into the January grounding of USS Antietam (CG-54) Read More
Capt. Joseph Carrigan, takes command of the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG-54) on May 20, 2016. US Navy Photo
The commander of a U.S. guided missile cruiser that ran around last month in Japan has been relieved of command, a service official told USNI News on Wednesday. Read More
USS Antietam (CG-54) in the South China Sea on March 6, 2016. US Navy Photo
As the Navy continues to tally up the damage to a U.S. cruiser that ran aground Tuesday in Tokyo Bay, early damage reports indicate USS Antietam (CG-54) will likely undergo an extensive dry dock period to repair the ship, USNI News understands. Read More
USS Antietam (CG-54) underway on March 6, 2016. US Navy Photo
The Ticonderoga-class cruiser USS Antietam (CG-54) ran aground on Tuesday in Tokyo Bay resulting in an oil spill, two Navy officials confirmed USNI News. Read More