Us Senator John McCain in his Twitter account commented on the incident with the missile, the US Navy destroyer “John McCain”, which is in the Straits of Malacca collided with a tanker.
“Cindy (wife McCain ― approx. “Of the tape.ru”) and I pray for American sailors on Board the ship “John McCain” and be grateful to search and rescue crews for their work”, — he wrote.
Earlier it became known that the destroyer “John McCain” in the Straits of Malacca collided with a tanker, sailing under the Liberian flag. As a result of collision five sailors were injured, and 10 missing. According to available information, the ship is damaged aft.
“John McCain” destroyer type Arleigh Burke. Built at the shipyard Bath Iron Works, assigned to naval station Yokosuka, Japan. The ship launched in 1992, was commissioned in 1999. The ship is named in honor of John S. McCain Jr. and John S. McCain Senior, admirals of the US Navy.