Pearl Harbor-based submarine’s periscope damaged after collision with vessel

Posted on: 12:38 am, January 11, 2013, by , updated on: 10:49pm, January 11, 2013

According to the Navy’s website, the USS Jacksonville, a Los Angeles-class submarine, hit a vessel while operating in the Arabian Gulf on Thursday. 

They say one of the sub’s two periscopes was damaged in the collision. 

The reactor is still in a safe condition according to the website, and there was no damage to the propulsion plant systems.

No injuries were reported. 

Jacksonville is on a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility.

This incident is still under investigation. 

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