The submarine collided with a reef

January 8th, 2005 On the US nuclear submarine "San Francisco» (SSN 711), make the transition to Australia, 364 miles south of Guam has flown on the bow of the unmarked map seamount. At the moment of collision the boat was in the course of 30 knots. and it was at a depth of 120 m. In the collision of 24 crew members were injured, mostly - lacerations and fractures. Later it became known that one of the sailors died of his wounds a few more are in critical condition. The boat itself had a significant bow, but managed to emerge, and in the morning of January 10 returned to base ballasts Harbor in Guam ...

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