A cross-channel investigation has been launched after two submarines carrying nuclear weapons – from the Royal and French navies – collided in the Atlantic.
HMS Vanguard and Le Triomphant crashed on February 3 or 4, despite both vessels being equipped with sonar.
Look, I know things happen, but this was not like they were jockeying for position to get through the tolls on the George Washington Bridge, or they were making that transition from the 22 Freeway East to the 5 Freeway South, or it was a dark and stormy night and visibility was poor. But . . . fer Pete's sake, they had the whole friggin' Atlantic Ocean!