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Arson? Sailor Being Investigated for Starting USS Bonhomme Richard Fire

Warship on fire. Smoke.

PortandTerminal.com, August 27, 2020 U.S. Navy Sailor under investigation for possibly intentionally starting the devastating fire on Navy ship USS Bonhomme Richard SAN DIEGO — A U.S. Navy sailor is being questioned by investigators for possible arson after allegedly starting the massive fire on the USS Bonhomme Richard in San Diego in July, according to defense officials. The Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) has …

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Navy Memo: Bonhomme Richard fire damaged 11 of the ship’s 14 decks – Photos

Navy ship on fire. Smoke.

PortandTerminal.com, July 24, 2020 SAN DIEGO – The four-day fire that engulfed the Navy amphibious assault ship Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6) has caused serious fire, smoke and water damage of 11 of the warship’s 14 decks. Some decks are warped and bulging and, in some spaces, completely gutted, according to an email the Navy’s top admiral sent to other leaders Wednesday. …

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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 …

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