USS Fitzgerald Officers Likely To Face Court Martial For Negligence For ACX Crystal Collision.

by Anura Guruge

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From the get go it was hard to imagine how the USS Fitzgerald, bristling with high-tech U.S. electronics, would not ‘see’ a HUGE container ship on a collision course.

Now it appears that various investigations are coming to the conclusion that the USS Fitzgerald was at fault — even leaving aside the ‘rules of the sea’ that says traffic on the right have priority.

So court martials would appear to be on the cards. Stay tuned.

Click to access ‘The Maritime Executive’ article.

Click to access the U.K. “The Guardian’ story.

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