The submarine collided with the reef (5 photos)

January 8, 2005 the first American submarine "San Francisco┬╗ (SSN 711), makes a transition to Australia, 364 miles south of Guam pounced on the bow of the unmarked map seamount. At the time of the collision course boat had 30 knots. and was at a depth of 120 m.

In a collision of 24 crew members were injured, mostly - lacerations and fractures. A little later, it became known that one of the sailors died of his wounds a few more are in critical condition. The boat itself was great bow, but managed to emerge and the morning of January 10 returned to base ballasts Harbor in Guam ...


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