The commander of the destroyer “McCain” lost his job because of the accident

In the U.S. Navy came to the conclusion that the collision of the ship with a merchant vessel could have been prevented

The collision of the destroyer “McCain” on a merchant vessel near Singapore, which killed 10 sailors, could be prevented.

This was announced on Tuesday, the U.S. Navy’s command after he dismissed the captain and his Deputy.

“The commander showed poor judgment, and his senior assistant has demonstrated unsatisfactory management of the training program of the ship,” – said in the press release of the Seventh fleet of the U.S. Navy.

The captain of the “McCain” A. Sanchez and his Deputy George. Sanchez transferred to Japan, where is located the headquarters of the Seventh fleet, said the Navy.