Navy Investigates Ship Sinking

Wednesday, December 12, 2001
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the U.S. Navy is investigating the possibility that the crew of an Iraqi oil-smuggling ship had intentionally damaged the ship, resulting in its sinking and the death of two U.S. sailors. Last month the USS Peterson was in charge of the suspected smuggling vessel Samra when it suddenly sank, taking with it two U.S. sailors and four Iraqi seamen.

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