USS Porter collides with oil tanker

Associated Press
In this image released by the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Navy's guided-missile destroyer is seen damaged after it collided with a Japanese-owned oil tanker just outside the strategic Strait of Hormuz, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012. The collision left a gaping hole in the starboard side of USS Porter but no one was injured on either vessel, the U.S. Navy said in a statement. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy, Jonathan Sunderman)

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The U.S. Navy destroyer USS Porter suffered significant damage after colliding with an oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Aug. 12.

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