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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian15 Apr 2022 9:30 a.m. PST

…A statement from the park says, "a serious hull breach" occurred Wednesday in the USS The Sullivans…

CNN: link

35thOVI Supporting Member of TMP15 Apr 2022 10:02 a.m. PST

A shame. I hope they get it repaired. Thanks

thosmoss15 Apr 2022 10:42 a.m. PST

Oh, I thought this was going to be like cow tipping.

JMcCarroll15 Apr 2022 2:10 p.m. PST

Was on it last summer. So much history. Hope they can repair it!

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP15 Apr 2022 3:02 p.m. PST

Named for the famous "fighting' Sullivan brothers lost on the "Juneau" during the naval battle of Guadalcanal. It would be a shame if she can't be repaired.

CPBelt15 Apr 2022 7:07 p.m. PST

I've been watching this every day on Buffalo's local news. It's heartbreaking.

Red Jacket Supporting Member of TMP16 Apr 2022 7:35 a.m. PST

There were repairs scheduled to begin before the hull breach, however, the water temperature and weather conditions kept the divers out of the water. The head of the navel park originally said that they had funds available to effect repairs, however, now donations are being welcomed.

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP16 Apr 2022 4:15 p.m. PST

If Lost Pict reads this, he might have some input as to
why she leaks and possible corrective actions.

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