British nuclear submarine was stranded rescue tug crashed (Photos)
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stranded Global Network reporter Zhu Ying library reported on November 4, Britain’s most advanced new generation of “smart” class (HMS Astute) super stealth submarine hit rocks last month at the dock, and later by the rescue tug accidentally crashed.
According to the British “Daily Telegraph” 4 reported that the “smart” class nuclear submarine on October 22 for sea trials in the west coast of Scotland when there is a rock on the shore of stuck.
reported that the submarine was stranded in the coast of the Isle of Skye, but that night, the rising tide to save it. However, it is said, Anglian Prince, No. tug was sent to patrol the coast to rescue the submarine when it crashed accidentally.
UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency spokesman said, “We can confirm that the submarine and the guard tug incident did occur and we are investigating the matter.”
British Navy A spokesman said, “‘Astute’ class nuclear submarine collided with a tug, causing the submarine before the starboard rudder was destroyed.”