In response to a social media message making the rounds this week about sea-water intrusion into Littoral Combat Ship (LCS-1) USS Freedom on the port side, U.S. Navy officials said the vessel has been experiencing problems with coolers designed to bring water into the ship, but there was no flooding occurring. “On April 28 and 29, Freedom’s crew reported a problem with faulty seawater coolers, which are used to cool lube oil in the ship’s propulsion systems,” Capt. Darryn James ...
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