US Navy punishes sailor who hid on ship for abandoning watch

(CNN)The United States Navy has actually penalized a sailor who was presumed to be lost at sea, triggering an enormous search and rescue operation, however was later on discovered concealing on board.

Petty Officer 3rd Class Peter Mims, a gas turbine systems specialist on the USS Shiloh, was thought to have actually gone missing on June 8 while the Shiloh was carrying out regular operations 180 miles east of Okinawa, Japan. His disappearance triggered an enormous search including both Japanese and american ships searching 5,500 square miles of the Philippine Sea over a period of 50 hours.
Mimshad in truth never ever left the ship and was ultimately discovered by his shipmates concealing in an engineering area.