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Argentine destroyer ARA Santisima Trinidad lies on its side at the naval base in Puerto Belgrano, Argentina, Tuesday. The government is seeking an explanation from the partial sinking of the Navy destroyer that fought in the war against Britain over the Falkland Islands.

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Symbol of Argentina’s decaying navy sinks in port

Argentina’s defense chief expressed shame Wednesday after a Navy destroyer sank at its moorings, putting on display the declining fortunes of a once-proud fleet.

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