The Seawolf-class fast-attack submarine USS Connecticut departs Puget Sound Naval Shipyard for sea trials in December 2016. Photo: US Navy via AP
The Seawolf-class fast-attack submarine USS Connecticut departs Puget Sound Naval Shipyard for sea trials in December 2016. Photo: US Navy via AP

US nuclear submarine hit underwater mountain, not another ship, in South China Sea last month

  • USS Connecticut was damaged after a collision in the South China Sea in early October
  • Submarine’s nuclear plant was not damaged, though several crew members suffered moderate and minor injuries

Topic |   South China Sea
The Seawolf-class fast-attack submarine USS Connecticut departs Puget Sound Naval Shipyard for sea trials in December 2016. Photo: US Navy via AP
The Seawolf-class fast-attack submarine USS Connecticut departs Puget Sound Naval Shipyard for sea trials in December 2016. Photo: US Navy via AP
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