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November 26, 1989 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The commanding officer of the San Diego-based destroyer involved in a fatal collision two weeks ago off Malaysia has been relieved of his duties, Navy officials announced Saturday. Cmdr. John M. Cochrane, skipper of the destroyer Kinkaid, which collided Nov. 12 with a freighter, was relieved Friday by Vice Adm. H.H. Mauz, head of the 7th Fleet, the Navy said. The Kinkaid's navigator was killed and five other Navy crewmen were hurt in the collision.
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May 24, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Cmdr. John Cochrane--commanding officer of the destroyer Kinkaid that crashed into a merchant ship in the Strait of Malacca of the Malay Peninsula, killing a sailor and injuring 17 others--was found not guilty of criminal negligence.
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May 24, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Cmdr. John Cochrane--commanding officer of the destroyer Kinkaid that crashed into a merchant ship in the Strait of Malacca of the Malay Peninsula, killing a sailor and injuring 17 others--was found not guilty of criminal negligence.
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November 26, 1989 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The commanding officer of the San Diego-based destroyer involved in a fatal collision two weeks ago off Malaysia has been relieved of his duties, Navy officials announced Saturday. Cmdr. John M. Cochrane, skipper of the destroyer Kinkaid, which collided Nov. 12 with a freighter, was relieved Friday by Vice Adm. H.H. Mauz, head of the 7th Fleet, the Navy said. The Kinkaid's navigator was killed and five other Navy crewmen were hurt in the collision.
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April 5, 1990 | NORA ZAMICHOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The U.S. Navy destroyer Kinkaid will return to its San Diego home port Saturday, after crashing into a merchant ship in the Strait of Malacca last fall and undergoing $7 million in repairs. The collision killed the ship's navigator, injured five sailors, led to the court-martial of the duty officer and derailed the career of its then-commanding officer. It was also the last in a string of mishaps that led to the first Navywide safety stand-down last fall. The Kinkaid's commanding officer, Cmdr.
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May 14, 1990 | NORA ZAMICHOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The commanding officer of a Navy destroyer involved in a collision at the Strait of Malacca did not know the true location of his vessel and had inadequately trained his watch crew, a Navy prosecutor charged Sunday during the opening day of the first such court-martial in more than a decade. Cmdr. John M.
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December 10, 1989 | NORA ZAMICHOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The commander of the San Diego-based submarine that snared a tugboat in June has been relieved of his command because of the fatal accident and two other incidents, Navy officials said Saturday. Citing lack of confidence, Navy officials have relieved Cmdr. John H.
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November 13, 1989 | GENE YASUDA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Kinkaid, a San Diego-based Navy destroyer that collided with a merchant ship off Malaysia on Sunday, is proceeding on its own power toward Singapore, its original destination, a Navy spokesman said. The collision between the Kinkaid and the Singapore merchant vessel, Kota Petani, left one American sailor dead and five shipmates injured, according to Cmdr. David L. Dillon, a spokesman for the Commander Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet in San Diego. Lt.
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