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Navy recovers, names 7 sailors killed in crash

Alert crew saved ship, admiral says

By COMPILED BY DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE STAFF WIRE REPORTS

This article was published June 19, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

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Damaged part of USS Fitzgerald is seen at the U.S. Naval base in Yokosuka, southwest of Tokyo Sunday, June 18, 2017. Navy divers found a number of sailors' bodies Sunday aboard the stricken USS Fitzgerald that collided with a container ship in the busy sea off Japan, but a spokeswoman said not all seven missing had been accounted for.


YOKOSUKA, Japan -- The U.S. Navy has identified the seven sailors who died when their destroyer collided with a container ship off Japan on Saturday.


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