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Exclusive: Too risky to come home, crew of ‘clean’ U.S. warship in COVID19 limbo

Aerial shot of aircraft carrier

REUTERS, May 1, 2020 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – On any given day, the U.S. aircraft carrier Harry S. Truman can be found off the Atlantic coast of the United States, probably somewhere between Virginia and Florida. Its crew would love to come home to their families. But they can’t. They’re just too valuable right now. That’s because the Truman is a …

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Turns out, it’s a lot easier to take out an aircraft carrier than we thought

Aircraft carrier under full steam

PortandTerminal.com, April 17, 2020 WASHINGTON – America’s aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) is currently docked in Guam after hundreds of its sailors on board came down with COVID-19. So far, more than 600 have tested positive for COVID-19, and one crew member, a 41-year-old chief petty officer, has died. Five others are hospitalized, with another crew member admitted to the …

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More Sailors Test Positive for COVID-19 Aboard U.S. Navy Carrier Theodore Roosevelt

FILE PHOTO: The aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt at sea

REUTERS, March 26, 2020 In all, eight sailors have tested positive for the coronavirus, up from three on Tuesday. WASHINGTON, March 26 (Reuters) – All 5,000 personnel aboard the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt will be tested for the coronavirus after the number of sailors on the ship who have tested positive for the virus increased, U.S. Navy officials said on Thursday. The …

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U.S. Navy Reports First Virus Infections Aboard Deployed Carrier

The USS Theodore Roosevelt in Gosport, England in 2015.

BLOOMBERG, March 24, 2020 Sailors on USS Roosevelt tested positive after Vietnam visit | Three infected sailors were flown off the aircraft carrier By Roxana Tiron for Bloomberg – Three sailors aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt deployed in the Pacific tested positive for the coronavirus and were recently flown off the aircraft carrier, Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly told reporters Tuesday …

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