18 Jun '17, 2am

Seven missing Fitzgerald sailors discovered dead

Navy search and rescue crews have discovered the bodies of seven missing sailors from the destroyer Fitzgerald in flooded berthing compartments, two defense officials confirmed to Navy Times. The sailors have been missing since Fitzgerald collided early Saturday morning with a merchant ship nearly four-times its size off the coast of Japan. The news that all seven sailors were found dead marked an end to search and rescue efforts. The names of the sailors are being withheld until the Navy completes next-of-kin notifications. U.S. 7 th Fleet announced the discovery of bodies in the flooded crew quarters, saying the bodies were being transferred to Naval Hospital Yokosuka for identification. “A number of Sailors that were missing from the collision between USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) and a merchant ship have been found,” the release said. “As search and rescue crews gained acces...

Full article: https://www.navytimes.com/articles/seven-missing-fitzgera...

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