Navy hospital ship allided with USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii
US Navy USNS Mercy allided with a dock adjacent to the USS Arizona Memorial in Honolulu, Hawaii, at around 0730 LT May 27, while maneuvering in the area. The dock is used to disembark memorial visitors. Dock is damaged and will be closed for several days. Officials said it is not known yet what ship allided with dock, the tug which was assisting USNS Mercy, or hospital ship itself. Eye witnesses said it was definitely Mercy. Ship’s damages unknown, if any. Allision photo taken by witness.