The Navy she has become a sloppy ship. The Fitz was the second destroyer hit by a
tanker merchant ship, this time in broad daylight, in three months in 2017.
Via the good journalists at the Navy Times
UPDATE: “There was debris everywhere,” Fort said under oath of the destroyer’s Combat Information Center. “Food debris, food waste, uneaten food, half-eaten food, personal gear in the form of books, workout gear, workout bands, kettlebells, weightlifting equipment, the status boards had graffiti on them. I’d never seen a CIC like that in my entire time in the Navy,” the surface warfare officer of more than 25 years recollected.