The 9600 ton United States Navy guided-missile cruiser SS Hue City caught fire in the Atlantic Ocean. The cruiser was en route to the Mediterranean Sea from Mayport, Florida when a fire broke out. The crew was able to extinguish the blaze, but the fire caused extensive damage to the vessel. No reports of injuries or pollution released. The SS Hue City proceeded back to Mayport for repairs.
- Fire On Board USS Hue City (gcaptain.com)
- Fires reported on USS Hue City; no injuries reported (stripes.com)