Thursday, September 24th, 2020
Home » Tag Archives: Navy ship fire

Tag Archives: Navy ship fire

Coast Guard crew battle heroically to save their ship from fire

NIghtime. Firefighters. Ship on fire

PortandTerminal.com, September 24, 2020 ALAMEDA, CA – The crew of the Waesche, a national security cutter, battled heroically to save their ship after a fire broke out while it was underway in U.S. 7th Fleet on Sunday. The “shipboard engineering fire” was reported at about 5:15 p.m. local time after crew members found fire in the exhaust stack and nearby spaces. …

Read More »

Sailors COVID-19 positive after sharing firefighting gear at San Diego naval ship fire

Navy ship on fire. Smoke. Flames

PortandTerminal.com, July 18, 2020 SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Union-Tribune is reporting that at least two sailors from the amphibious transport dock USS San Diego tested positive for COVID-19 after fighting the fire onboard the USS Bonhomme Richard, the Navy said Friday. At least 27 people who were in contact with them are quarantined. The Navy’s statement came in response …

Read More »

Firefighters battle major blaze on navy ship at San Diego base

Fire on navy ship. Aerial view

REUTERS, JULY 11, 2020 USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6) is a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship (Reuters) – San Diego firefighters were responding to a blaze aboard the military ship USS Bonhomme Richard after an explosion caused at least one injury, the San Diego Fire Rescue Department said on Sunday. Video footage of the scene showed several firefighters rushing into thick smoke …

Read More »