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    Re: USS Fitzgerald collision with container ship
    From: Don Seltzer
    Date: 2017 Jun 26, 16:18 -0400
    The AIS data does not support this claim:

    'The container ship steered hard to starboard (right) to avoid the warship, but hit the Fitzgerald 10 minutes later at 1:30 a.m., according to a copy of Captain Ronald Advincula's report to Japanese ship owner Dainichi Investment Corporation that was seen by Reuters.'

    Don Seltzer

    On Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 4:13 PM, Gary LaPook <NoReply_LaPook@fer3.com> wrote:

    But, putting my lawyer's cap on (after all, I am a lawyer) is see two very big holes in the container ship's captain's story. If they were warning the Fitsgerald then they would have known immediately that there had been a collision yet they travelled on for a half hour towards the east before turning around and they delayed for an hour in reporting the collision to the authorities.

    So I'm back to my original opinion, nobody was on the bridge of the container ship.



    The container ship's captain says they warned the Fitsgerald:

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