Monday, June 10, 2019
"Hot work is any work that involves burning, welding, using fire- or spark-producing tools, or that produces a source of ignition"
Further info, shipyard repairs resulting in damage to yet one more American destroyer. Very similar situation almost identical as the problem that exists with the USS Fitzgerald.
DAMAGE OF THIS SORT APPARENTLY NOT EXISTING IN A VACUUM. CALLOUS SAFETY PRACTISES AT BEST, DELIBERATE SABOTAGE AT WORST.
Thanks to the article once more by Ben Werner courtesy the United States Naval Institute.
"USS Oscar Austin Fire Damage Repairs Will Stretch into 2022"
"The guided-missile destroyer damaged in a fire in a Norfolk maintenance yard last year won’t rejoin the fleet until at least 2022, USNI News has learned."
"USS Oscar Austin (DDG-79) will undergo repairs caused by the fire at least into the first quarter of 2022, according to an unclassified Navy maintenance summary reviewed by USNI News. The summary included a request from the Navy’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center for more time to repair the ship that suffered extensive damage from an accidental fire."
WHAT IS WRONG WITH ALL THIS? SHIP IN DOCK AGAIN SUBJECTED TO FIRE DAMAGE [EXTENSIVE] AS A RESULT OF "HOT WORK" GONE AWRY. THESE SHIPYARD WORKERS ARE SUPPOSED TO BE PROFESSIONALS.