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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Navy Investigates Ship Sinking

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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