USS Lake Champlain collides with South Korean fishing boat

Guided missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain has collided with South Korean fishing boat 502 Namyang in the waters south of Ulleung Island on May 9.

US Navy 090217-N-4774B-015 USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) anchors off the coast of Gan
By U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Daniel Barker [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The U.S. Navy said the warship was hit on its left side at mid-ship and both vessels were able to sail away under its own power.

USS Lake Champlain is currently assigned to the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and is conducting drills off the coast of South Korea.

  1. Red Baron says:

    This is not “Military Aviation News.” I come here to see military aviation stories. I don’t care if the Navy hit a Korean fishing boat. It might be important to them, but it is not what I come to this site to see.

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