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Bodies of All 10 Sailors Found After USS McCain Collision

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by August 28, 2017 General

Divers have recovered the bodies of all 10 sailors missing after a U.S. Navy destroyer collided with a tanker off the coast of Singapore last week, the Navy said Sunday.

The Navy previously identified eight crew members who were missing as Charles Nathan Findley, Abraham Lopez, Kevin Sayer Bushell, Jacob Daniel Drake, Timothy Thomas Eckels Jr., Corey George Ingram, John Henry Hoagland III and Logan Stephen Palmer.

The bodies of Kenneth Aaron Smith and Dustin Louis Doyon were previously recovered.

The USS John S. McCain collided with the Alnic MC, a 30,000-ton chemical and oil tanker sailing under the Liberian flag, on Aug. 21 local time in the waters east of the Straits of Malacca, the U.S. 7th Fleet has said.

Image: USS John S. McCain and USS America at Changi Naval Base

The damaged USS John S. McCain and the USS America at Changi Naval Base in Singapore on Tuesday.