Seven Missing Fitzgerald Sailors Discovered in Flooded Berths


The 7 sailors reported missing after their boat was strike by a businessman vessel, were located on Jun 17, 2017. Their bodies were detected in flooded berths.

The USS Fitzgerald suffered significant damage when it collided with a ship, flagging from a Philippines on Jun 16. In a issue of a collision, a Navy destroyer took on water.

After it was towed into port, a hunt and rescue group successfully breached a shop-worn areas. Upon gaining entrance to a berth departments, they detected a sailors.

According to NBC News, a sailors’ names will not be expelled until family presentation is completed. Personnel during a Yokosuka Naval Hospital will make a marker of a defunct sailors.

The 7th Fleet and a invulnerability representative, who spoke during a briefing, pronounced a sailors’ families would be given a support they need during this comfortless time.

The destroyer suffered disadvantage both above and next a H2O line. Flooding and repairs influenced a radio room, a appurtenance area, and a dual berths, where a sailors were located.

There were others harmed on a Naval vessel, who were treated for non-critical wounds. According to NBC News, a ACX Crystal, a other ship concerned in a accident, reported no injuries among their 20 crewmen.

At this time, a review of a collision is still in process. This is an ongoing story. The Public Slate will yield updates once they are released.

By Cathy Milne


NBC News: Bodies of 7 Missing U.S. Sailors Found in Destroyer Damaged in Collision

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