090321-N-9909C-211 BAHRAIN (March 21, 2009) The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Hartford (SSN 768) pulls into Mina Salman pier in Bahrain where U.S. Navy engineers and inspection teams will asses and evaluate damage that resulted from a collision with the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) in the Strait of Hormuz March 20. Overall damage to both ships is being evaluated. The incident remains under investigation. Hartford is deployed to the U.S. 5th fleet area of responsibility to support maritime security operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Cmdr. Jane Campbell/Released)
CMDR. JANE CAMPBELL / NAVY / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS This photo released by the U.S. Navy shows the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Hartford pulling into Mina Salman pier in Bahrain on Saturday.
There will be more to follow. Suffice it to say this is bad.