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Watch: US Navy destroyer 'Gravely' dangerously close to Russian Navy destroyer Yaroslav Mudry
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The US sailors, in particular, neglected Rule 13, which stipulates that an overtaking vessel must keep out of the way of the vessel being overtaken

'US destroyer Gravely made a close encounter with a Russian warship in the eastern Mediterranean on June, 17 at a distance of 60-70 meters [197-229 feet] on the port side and crossed the Yaroslav Mudry’s course along the bow at a dangerous distance of 180 meters [590 feet],' - Russian ministry said.

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