2 US Navy ships collide in Pacific; no injuries

This undated image provided by the U.S. Navy shows the amphibious assault ship USS Essex underway in the Pacific Ocean. The Essex and a refueling tanker, the USNS Yukon, collided in the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday May 16,2012, but there were no injuries and no fuel spills, the 3rd Fleet said. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy, Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Joe Kane)An 844-foot-long U.S. Navy assault ship collided with a refueling tanker Wednesday in the Pacific Ocean, causing damage to both ships, but there were no injuries or fuel spills, military officials said.

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