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Frigate Taylor runs aground in Turkey; no injuries

Feb. 18, 2014 - 06:00AM   |  
The frigate Taylor, which is scheduled to be decommisisoned next year, went aground Feb. 12 while mooring in Samsun, Turkey, according to U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa. Here, the ship leaves Naval Station Mayport, Fla., on Jan. 8.
The frigate Taylor, which is scheduled to be decommisisoned next year, went aground Feb. 12 while mooring in Samsun, Turkey, according to U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa. Here, the ship leaves Naval Station Mayport, Fla., on Jan. 8. (MC2 Marcus L. Stanley / Navy)
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The frigate Taylor ran aground while mooring in Samsun, Turkey, on Feb. 12, and officials are investigating the scale of the damages, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa said in a Tuesday news release.

“The incident occurred as Taylor was preparing to moor in Samsun, Turkey,” the release said. “Taylor was able to moor without further incident.”

The release said there were no reported injuries and that the incident is under investigation.

Taylor departed Mayport, Fla., on Jan. 8 on what the Navy billed as a seven-month cruise.

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