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    You Sunk My Assault Ship! US Sends Vessel to Davy Jones' Locker During RIMPAC

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    During the international RIMPAC exercises that took place near the Hawaiian Islands, the US and its allied forces sank the decommissioned USS Racine assault ship. The video was posted on YouTube.

    During the course of the exercises, the USS Racine, which had been towed to the place where it would eventually be fired upon, was discovered by an intelligence plane of the Japanese armed forces. After that, Japanese destroyers and US coastal missile systems opened fire to destroy the ship.

    However, the USS Racine still remained afloat.

    Then a Los Angeles class US Navy submarine launched a Mk 48 torpedo at it, causing the Newport-class tank landing ship to sink, which took an hour.

    The vessel had been decommissioned in the early 1990's after more than two decades of service.

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