US nuclear submarine hit underwater mountain, not another ship, in South China Sea last month

Nov 1, 2021 | INVESTING

A US Navy nuclear submarine that was severely damaged in an accident while submerged in the South China Sea last month struck an uncharted underwater seamount, the US Navy said Monday.The US 7th Fleet, which operates in the western Pacific, said an investigation had concluded that the USS Connecticut smashed into a geological formation and not another vessel on October 2.“The investigation determined USS Connecticut grounded on an uncharted seamount while operating in international waters in…

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