Taiwanese Landing Craft Sank on Replenishment Mission
The Naval Fleet Command stated today (24th) that the number 2239 and 1326 of the landing craft brigade of the 151 Fleet will carry out the replenishment mission on the outlying islands of Kinmen today (24th). Jia swell was too large, causing water to enter the cabin; after the officers and soldiers on the boat found out, they implemented emergency drainage and contingency measures. However, due to the excessive water inflow, the 1326 boat sank at 8 miles from Liuluo Bay at 1718 hours. install.
The Naval Fleet Command further stated that the boat was properly handled by the officers and soldiers in an emergency situation, and no one was injured. It has completed the transfer of 11 officers and soldiers from the two boats and has returned to Hong Kong safely; the relevant cause is currently being investigated by the special task force of the headquarters.