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Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter

Representing the 1st District of New Hampshire

Shea-Porter Statement on USS John S. McCain Collision

August 21, 2017
Press Release

DOVER, NH— Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after the USS John S. McCain, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, collided with a merchant ship in the Strait of Malacca off the coast of Singapore:

“My thoughts and prayers are with the families and the loved ones of the missing and injured sailors of the USS John S. McCain. These patriotic and courageous Americans serve our country with distinction every day. I am praying for the success of the rescue operation, and I thank all those who are participating in these efforts,” said Shea-Porter.