Littoral Combat Ship USS Montgomery breached in allision
The Littoral Combat Ship USS Montgomery (LCS-8) suffered hull breach while transiting Panama Canal on Oct 29 from the Atlantic to the Pacific. The ship allided with lock’s wall, suffering about half-meter hull crack astern, near transom, some 3 meters above waterline. The ship resumed sailing, as the breach didn’t make her unseaworthy. USS Montgomery is en route to her new homeport, San Diego.