US Navy stops search for seven missing sailors after bodies found aboard stricken USS Fitzgerald

US Navy stops search for seven missing sailors after bodies found aboard stricken USS FitzgeraldAfter discovering a number of bodies in flooded compartments, including sleeping quarters, the US Navy ended search and rescue efforts for the seven sailors missing after their destroyer collided with a merchant ship in waters off Japan. Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin wouldn’t say how many bodies were recovered, pending notification of next of kin. The USS Fitzgerald sustained significant damage after a collision with a Philippine-flagged merchant ship.



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