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  • 19 June 2015

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection intercepted a suspected smuggling vessel off the California coast yesterday. The vessel was sailing near Encinitas in the early morning hours, Pacific Standard Time, when the CBP Agents hailed and ordered it to yield. After failing to yield, warning shots were fired but the suspected smuggling vessel failed to comply. Soon after the […]

  • 29 September 2015

    A Sailor assigned to USS Gladiator (MCM 11) died Sept. 27, of a non-hostile fire related injury while the ship was in port at Naval Support Activity Bahrain. The ship’s personnel immediately responded to the scene and the Sailor was transported to a nearby hospital where the service member was pronounced dead at approximately 5:20 […]

  • 13 October 2015

    The commanding officer of the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) died Oct. 10 at Naval Hospital (NH) Jacksonville, Florida. Capt. Wesley A. Smith was at his home when Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville Fire Department responded to a fire at his residence on base at approximately 8 p.m. Smith was found unresponsive and […]

  • 27 June 2017

    A Royal Australian Navy sailor died aboard Australian defence vessel (ADV) Cape Inscription, the Australian department of defence has announced. The department said the cause of death was yet not known. The sailor was aboard Cape Inscription which was deployed to operation Resolute, protecting Australian borders and maritime interests. Cape Inscription is the newest vessel […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Chief Special Warfare Operator Bradley S. Cavner, 31, of Coronado, California, died from injuries sustained during an accident while conducting parachute jump training operations in El Centro, California, June 23.   “The training SEALs go through is inherently high-risk,” said Cmdr. Christian A. Dunbar, Naval Special Warfare Group One’s chief staff officer. “Bradley was a […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Training & Education

    On Friday, the Australian Military Representative to NATO and the EU, Rear Admiral Allan Du Toit, attended a service at the Naval Memorial Commemorative Hall in Laboe, Germany, to help launch a display honouring Royal Australian Navy Petty Officer Ronald Allan Heffernan MacDonald DSM, who was lost at sea following enemy action in 1942. The […]

  • 28 March 2012
    Training & Education

    A diver died on Sat, March 24 during Pacific Fleet (PF) naval exercise. The tragedy happened when rescue ship Alagez was conducting a submarine salvage drill, reported RIA PrimaMedia referring to Capt 1 rank Roman Martov, chief of Eastern Military District Press Service. During the drill, crew of Alagez was rendering assistance to “damaged” submarine […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Two Sailors from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) Two died while conducting diving operations in Maryland, Feb. 26. One victim was declared deceased at the scene. A second victim was transported to a local medical facility where he was later pronounced dead. The service members’ next of kin have been notified however the names […]

  • 10 November 2011

    The commanding officer of the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) died suddenly Nov. 8 at Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Capt. Tushar Tembe was departing the ship at approximately 10 a.m. when he collapsed. The ship’s medical response team provided immediate medical assistance until Tembe could be transported to Bons Secours Maryview […]

  • 12 May 2011

      The French military on Monday rejected allegations that its Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier left migrants to die in the Mediterranean Sea… (monstersandcritics) [mappress] Source: monstersandcritics, May 12, 2011;

  • 1 November 2011

      State police say divers are searching an upstate New York lake for a U.S. navy sailor who apparently went swimming and died in the cold wate… (stampfordadvocate) [mappress] Source: stampfordadvocate, November 01, 2011;

  • 3 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Germany is considering leasing a Romanian Navy sail training ship to train its officer cadets as ‘Gorch Fock’, the German Navy’s training ship, is tied to port for extensive repairs. While the decision has not yet been made, German Navy Vice Admiral Rainer Brinkmann told reporters in Kiel that he expects the decision to be made within […]

  • 6 October 2011

      Verdict on the case of accident happened to SSN Nerpa was postponed for Oct 14, reports RIA Novosti referring to Pacific Fleet (PF) Assistant Judge Roman Kolbanov. As for him, the court session previously scheduled on Oct 5 is postponed due to protracted preparations. On Sept 30 the jury court acquitted Nerpa‘s commanding officer […]

  • 18 April 2012

    Pacific Fleet (PF) servicemen on Apr 17 commemorated corvette (small-size missile ship) Musson by laying wreaths. Project 1234 corvette Musson serving at PF 165-th Missile Boat Brigade sank 25 years ago in the Sea of Japan 33 nautical miles off Ascold Island at the depth of 2,900 meters being hit by a target missile. As […]

  • 8 August 2011

    Thirty-one US soldiers, including members of the unit that killed Osama bin Laden, were killed in Afghanistan when the Taliban shot down the… (paktribune) [mappress] Source: paktribune, August 8, 2011;

  • 22 June 2011

      The Royal Navy is investigating the death of a woman officer while at sea on one of its ships… (andoveradvertiser) [mappress] Source: andoveradvertiser, June 22, 2011;

  • 14 August 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    An explosion, followed by a fire occurred Wednesday night in the forward side of Russian-built diesel-electric Kilo-class submarine INS Sindhurakshak, killing several crew members, Reuters reports. According to India’s Defence Minister A.K. Antony, eighteen crew members were inside the submarine berthed at Naval dockyard in Mumbai when the blast took place. At present efforts are being undertaken […]

  • 14 April 2020

    A sailor infected with COVID-19 aboard the US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) passed away, the navy confirmed. The sailor was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the US Naval Hospital Guam on April 9 and died of coronavirus-related complications on April 13. He has been identified as Aviation Ordnanceman […]

  • 14 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Soviet submarine S-2 sunken in Jan 1940 during the Soviet-Finnish War will be declared a military memorial. Finnish party is ready to include wrecks of S-2 laying on the Baltic Sea’s bottom in Finland’s territorial waters into official list of Soviet military memorials, Capt 2 rank (retired) Alexander G. Tutyshkin, son of Baltic Fleet 13-th […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Seventeen more lives were lost in a recent migrant tragedy that occurred in the Strait of Sicily. During rescue operation on December 4, the Italian Navy vessels managed to rescue 278 migrants from three vessels south of Lampedusa. Sixteen deaths were presumably caused by hypothermia and dehydration, and one person died of pulmonary edema. The survivors were […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) conducted a burial at sea ceremony, January 30. The ceremony honored the lives of 19 retired service members and one spouse. During the ceremony, the cremated remains of U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Army veterans were placed on a white tablecloth, which according […]

  • 9 May 2011

      DOZENS OF African migrants were left to die in the Mediterranean Sea after European and Nato military units apparently ignored their cries… By Jack Shenker (irishtimes) [mappress] Source: irishtimes, May 9, 2011;

  • 25 June 2018

    The US Navy has identified the pilot who died in the crash of an A-29 Super Tucano aircraft at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, on June 22. The pilot was identified as Lt. Christopher Carey Short, from Canandaigua, New York. Short died when the A-29 aircraft he was piloting crashed while on a mission over […]

  • 3 March 2013

    Russia Plans to Rearm BSF Russia has announced plans to rearm its Black Sea Fleet and has asked Ukraine to settle the issues regarding the planned deliveries of new weapons to the naval force, Ukraine’s defense minister said on Saturday. Italy: NATO Allies Participate in Proud Manta 2013 Exercise Proud Manta 2013 (POMA 13), NATO’s […]

  • 18 May 2012

    Sri Lanka Navy assisted in the transfer of the dead body of a fisherman who had died while at deep sea. The remains were brought ashore onboard a naval craft on 16th May 2012. The 58-year old fisherman had been among the crew of the multi-day fishing trawler named “Naveena 4”, which had left for […]

  • 15 March 2011

      The 21-year-old U.S. Navy sailor and Fort Ann native who died in a truck accident last week at Camp Pendleton, a Marine Corps training base…  (poststar) [mappress] Source: poststar, March 15, 2011;

  • 3 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A U.S. Navy ‘Blue Angels’ pilot died from injuries following a plane crash at the Smyrna, Tennessee airport, June 2. The F/A-18 aircraft assigned to the Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron crashed during the beginning stages of an afternoon practice at approximately 3:01 pm, CDT. The pilot of the jet was taking off to start the afternoon practice when […]

  • 9 March 2011
    Training & Education

      Richard A. Morin, of Amherst, a retired Navy chief, corpsman, diver and University at Buffalo researcher, died Friday in Millard Fillmore Hospital. He was 90. Born in East Wakefield, N.H., Mr. Morin served as a Navy hospital corpsman prior to World War II. During World War II, he was a ship salvage diver, and […]

  • 19 May 2011
    Industry news

      Four Indian Navy personnel, including two officers, were killed Wednesday in an accident at the naval dockyard at Visakhapatnam on the east… (sify) [mappress] Source: sify, May 19, 2011;