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How a nuclear submarine crashed into a tanker

Nuclear submarine commander ‘took eye off ball’ before collision
Justin Codd pleads guilty to negligently hazarding HMS Ambush during training course Guardian, 15 Feb 18,    
A senior naval officer in charge of teaching future submarine captains “took his eye off the ball”, leading his nuclear submarine to collide with a tanker, a court martial has heard. 
Cdr Justin Codd, 45, was sentenced to forfeiting a year of seniority after pleading guilty at Portsmouth naval base to negligently hazarding the £1.1bn submarine HMS Ambush.
The Astute-class submarine was taken out of service for three months to undergo repairs costing £2.1m. ………


February 16, 2018 - Posted by | UK

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