In the flooded part of the destroyer Fitzgerald found the bodies of the missing sailors
The bodies were discovered in a flooded part of the ship. The bodies were sent to hospital in Yokosuka for identification.
MOSCOW, 18 Jul — RIA Novosti. The sailors lost in the collision of the USS Fitzgerald with the Philippine merchant ship, killed, their bodies were found in the submerged part of the ship, according to the seventh fleet of the United States.
Earlier it was reported that the incident three people were wounded, seven missing.
The bodies of sailors were found in the submerged part of the ship. The body was sent to hospital in Yokosuka for identification.
On Saturday morning the security service on the sea of Shimoda port in Shizuoka Prefecture, the Japanese received a message about the collision of the American destroyer USS Fitzgerald (length 154 meters, a displacement of 8.3 thousand tons) and the Philippine container ship (length 222,6 meters, a displacement of 29 tons) ACX Crystal 20 kilometers from the coast.
Destroyer Fitzgerald and the ship ACX Crystal after the collision. Shooting from the air.