First images from inside the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard

Tuesday, 14 July 2020 - 17:23

ISWNews Analysis Group: The level of damage to the USS Bonhomme Richard is very high and it may never be saved and it may led to its decommissioning.

As can be seen in the picture, the armor deck which is a 50 mm sheet, is completely melted, and the place is above the boiler room.

According to the US Navy, 59 personnel, 36 US Navy sailors and 23 civilians have been treated for minor injuries, including heatstroke and smoke inhalation. Currently, no staff are hospitalized.

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