17 Jun '17, 11pm

Update: Search continues for US sailors after ship crash off Japan

YOKOSUKA, Japan — The U.S. Navy said Sunday that the search is continuing for seven missing American sailors in the sea off Japan, after a huge cargo ship collided with a Navy destroyer. U.S. and Japanese vessels and aircraft have been looking for the missing crew members of the USS Fitzgerald, which crashed with a container ship four times its size in the pre-dawn hours Saturday. In a tweet Sunday, the Navy said the search is continuing. The Navy said Saturday it remains uncertain how long it will take to gain access to the spaces inside the damaged destroyer in order to methodically search for the missing crew members. The damaged destroyer was back at its home port in Yokosuka Naval Base south of Tokyo by sunset Saturday, its crew lined up on deck. The Philippine-flagged container ship was berthed at Tokyo's Oi wharf, where officials began questioning crew members about...

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stripes.com 18 Jun '17, 11pm

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YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan – Seven sailors are missing and three more, including the commanding officer, were confirmed in...

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stripes.com 18 Jun '17, 2am

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — Several sailors missing after a collision between the destroyer USS Fitzgerald and a merchant...

Unfortunate news in the @USNavy collision.

Unfortunate news in the @USNavy collision.

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navytimes.com 18 Jun '17, 2am

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