From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia At 5:24 a.m. on 21 August 2017 USS John S. McCain, a United States Navy warship, was involved in a collision with the Liberian-flagged tanker Alnic MC off the coast of Singapore and Malaysia, east of the Strait of Malacca.
- fatigued bridge crew, poor communication, and crowded shipping lanes
- 5:24 a.m.
- 21 August 2017
- east of the Strait of Malacca
John Sidney McCain III was an American politician. At the time of his death, he was a United States Senator from Arizona. McCain was the Republican Party's candidate in the 2008 United States presidential election. McCain married businesswoman Cindy McCain in 1980. McCain's father and grandfather had been Admirals in the United States Navy. He served as a naval aviator during the Vietnam War. When his plane was shot down, he was captured by the North Vietnamese military. He was a prisoner of war
U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ), a member of the U.S. Congress from 1983 until his death in office in 2018, a two-time U.S. presidential candidate, and the nominee of the Republican Party in the 2008 U.S. Presidential election, took positions on many political issues through his public comments, his presidential campaign statements, and his senatorial voting record.
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USS John S. McCain (DL-3/DDG-36), originally designated DD-928 but reclassified in 1951 as a Destroyer Leader, was the second Mitscher-class destroyer in the United States Navy. The ship was launched by Bath Iron Works Corporation, Bath, Maine , on 12 July 1952.
John McCain, the nominee of the Republican party in the 2008 United States presidential election, has gained the endorsements of many high-profile figures.. Both McCain and his Democratic opponent, Barack Obama, have stated that a person or entity's endorsement of their candidacy does not necessarily imply an endorsement by the candidate of all of the views of the endorser.
Admiral John S. McCain, Jr. – Commander of United States Pacific Command during the Vietnam War, and father of U.S. Senator John McCain. The two McCains are the only father-and-son four-star admirals in U.S. Navy history.
John Sidney McCain III (født 29. august 1936 i Panamas Kanalzone, død 25. august 2018) var en amerikansk politiker. John McCain var senator for Arizona fra 1987 til 2018 (valgt i 1986 genvalgt i 1992, 1998, 2004 og 2010) og han repræsenterede det republikanske parti.
Newton E. Mason (1850–1945), US Navy Rear Admiral; Henry Pinckney McCain (1861–1941), US Army Major General and Adjutant General of the US Army; Uncle to John McCain Sr, Grand-Uncle of John McCain Jr. John S. McCain, Jr. (1911–1981), US Navy admiral and father of Senator John McCain
John S. McCain Sr. – grandfather of Arizona senator and U.S. presidential candidate John McCain Admiral George Stephen Morrison , USN – father of The Doors ' lead singer, Jim Morrison Commander Alan G. Poindexter , USN – NASA astronaut and Navy test pilot