Charles Bridge Watch


I can remember standing watch on the starboard side of the Altair bridge on a cold windy rainy mid watch when Lt Kenefick came out and asked me if I saw anything. I replied "no sir" and he said keep your eyes open. In about 15 minutes a gray shape of a smaller freighter showed. We passed with no problem. Our radar showed the other ship very early. The big question is "what the hell happened aboard the Fitzgerald? I guess an inquiry will find out......Charles