Category Archives: fire-ravaged

Navy will scrap fire-ravaged Bonhomme Richard

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The U.S. Navy will not repair the amphibious assault ship Bonhomme Richard, which burned for more than four days this summer in San Diego. In the end, resurrecting the devastated large-deck amphib would have been too costly, Rear Adm. Eric Ver Hage, commander of the Navy Regional Maintenance Center, told reporters Monday. The extensive damage […]

Navy will scrap fire-ravaged Bonhomme Richard

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The U.S. Navy will not repair the amphibious assault ship Bonhomme Richard, which burned for more than four days this summer in San Diego. In the end, resurrecting the devastated large-deck amphib would have been too costly, Rear Adm. Eric Ver Hage, commander of the Navy Regional Maintenance Center, told reporters Monday. The extensive damage […]

For the fire-ravaged ship Bonhomme Richard, the US Navy has no good options

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WASHINGTON – In deciding how to move forward with the warped and carbonized hulk of the amphibious assault ship Bonhomme Richard, U.S. Navy leaders face a series of choices and all of them are bad. The Navy has not yet produced an estimate to repair the damage to the ship, which burned for five days […]

For the fire-ravaged ship Bonhomme Richard, the US Navy has no good options

for-the-fire-ravaged-ship-bonhomme-richard,-the-us-navy-has-no-good-options

WASHINGTON – In deciding how to move forward with the warped and carbonized hulk of the amphibious assault ship Bonhomme Richard, U.S. Navy leaders face a series of choices and all of them are bad. The Navy has not yet produced an estimate to repair the damage to the ship, which burned for five days […]