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Partial dry dock collapse floods US Navy ship under construction
By: David B. Larter   1 hour ago
The US Navy is assessing the damage after a partial dry-dock collapse at General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard sent seawater through the hull cuts in to the Expeditionary Sea Base Miguel Keith under construction there, according to a statement from Naval Sea Systems Command provided to Defense News.

The July 11 incident occured after the barrier that keeps the water out of the dry-dock collapsed, San Diego fire officials told ABC 10 News. There were no injuries.

The full extent of the damage caused is not yet known, said NAVSEA spokesperson Colleen O’Rourke said, but the ship is stable.

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