Saturday, April 10, 2010

One iPod, one submarine: $90 million damage

(Herald Sun) - A US nuclear submarine rammed another ship causing nearly $90 million damage - while its navigator was listening to his iPod.

The Sun reports sailors aboard the USS Hartford had also rigged up loudspeakers so they could play music on duty.

Sonar operators and radio men were missing from their posts and others drove the attack sub "with one hand on the controls and their shoes off", an official report said.

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