Video: USS John S. McCain loaded onto heavy-lift ship

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(WASHINGTON) — A time-lapse video posted online by USNI News shows the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) being loaded on the heavy-lift transport M/V Treasure on Saturday off the coast of Singapore. The ship will transport McCain to Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan for repairs. The destroyer collided with a chemical tanker on Aug. 21 near the Strait of Mallaca, resulting in the deaths of 10 Navy sailors.

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By Professional Mariner Staff