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The USS Bonhomme Richard Fire: A Harsh Lesson in Command Responsibility

We don’t yet know how it started, but we DO know why the fire went out of control. The command screwed up, big time.

USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) on fire in San Diego (The Maritime Executive)

On July 12th, a fire broke out on the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), a “gator freighter” homeported in San Diego. She had last been on deployment in…

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Glenn Rocess

Glenn Rocess

Retired Navy. Inveterate contrarian. If I haven’t done it, I’ve usually done something close.