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190112-N-KA046-0024 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Jan. 12, 2019) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78)fires its Mark 45 5-inch gun during a live-fire exercise in the Mediterranean Sea, Jan. 12, 2019. Porter, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its sixth patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S national security interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Turner/Released)

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The ghost in the Fitz’s machine: why a doomed warship’s crew never saw the vessel that hit it

When Navy Rear Adm. Brian Fort stepped aboard the guided-missile destroyer Fitzgerald in the aftermath of the 2017 collision with a commercial cargo ship, everything was off.

Any warship would seem a little off after a catastrophe that claimed the lives of seven sailors, but this was different.

Navy brings newest destroyer to life in Boston

BOSTON — The U.S. Navy has commissioned its newest guided-missile warship, named for a Navy pilot from Massachusetts who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Korean War.

The commissioning ceremony for the destroyer Thomas Hudner was held Saturday in Boston.

US Navy steps up training standards following fatal McCain, Fitzgerald collisions

WASHINGTON — In the wake of two tragic collisions that claimed the lives of 17 sailors in 2017, a troubling question arose: What if the U.S. Navy has forgotten how to drive its ships?

After the accidents, reviews found shortfalls in training, manning and deployment schedules for forward-deployed Navy ships.

Not your daddy’s boot camp — why Great Lakes got tougher

RECRUIT TRAINING COMMAND, Ill. — When Seaman Recruit Donald Vosburgh left the Texas city of Beaumont for Great Lakes, he thought he was prepped for boot camp.

“Getting through here was a big challenge,” said Vosburgh, who’s now training to become a Seabee. "My dad is a retired boatswain’s mate and I’ve heard about the Navy my whole life, so I thought I was ready for this. But I was surprised just how tough this was, day in and day out.

Navy warship named after Medal of Honor recipient arrives in Boston

BOSTON — A U.S. Navy destroyer that will be named for a Navy pilot from Massachusetts who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Korean War arrived in Boston on Monday ahead of an official commissioning ceremony.

The future guided-missile destroyer Thomas Hudner cruised past Castle Island before docking at the Flynn Cruise Port Terminal.

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