The US Navy decided to write off the landing ship after a fire on it


Landing ship Bonhomme Richard will be incapacitated by the US Navy due to damage from a fire that broke out on it this summer.

This was reported in a press release issued by the US Navy.

“After careful consideration of the issue, the Navy decided to write off the USS Bonhomme Richard … in connection with significant damage received during the fire in July,” – said in the message.

The US military estimates that repairing a ship in San Diego could cost more than $ 3 billion and take five to seven years.

In this regard, the Navy concluded that the restoration of Bonhomme Richard was not advisable.

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