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Search for Missing USS John S. McCain Sailors Expanded

by August 24, 2017 General

The U.S. Navy is continuing its search for the bodies of ten sailors missing since the USS John S. McCain collided with an oil tanker near Singapore on Monday.

U.S. Navy and Marine Corps divers continued to search the ship, moored at the Changi Naval Base, the lower decks and compartments of which were flooded during the collision. 

At sea, the search was focused on an area east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore but is now expanding to a larger area, the Navy said in a statement.