Fri, Apr 26|
Herbert University Center, UNF Campus
Dinner - McCain and Fitzgerald Collisions Report
Event is hosted by USNA Alumni Association. Jax Council members are invited. Learn about the causes of the collisions and findings of the report of investigation.
Time & Location
Apr 26, 2019, 6:00 PM
Herbert University Center, UNF Campus, 12000 Alumni Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32224
About the Event
This event is sponsored by the US Naval Academy Alumni Association and includes a cocktail hour with cash bar and dinner. The destroyer Fitzgerald collided with a merchant vessel on June 17, 2017, and the destroyer John S. McCain impacted with a 600-foot-long tanker on August 21 that same year. Rear Admiral Steven Horton, JAG, USN, Retired was on the investigation committee and will share the findings of the report, and recommendations to the US Navy for preventing future collisions.