Bodies missing torpedo boat hunter found

Bodies missing torpedo boat hunter found

World August 28, 2017 06:12

singapore - Divers have found in the American torpedo boat hunter USS John S. McCain the physical remains of the ten navy men who were missing after a collision with a tanker, said the US Navy.

The torpedo boat hunter equipped with guided missiles was hit on the 21st of August by the 183 meter long tanker Alnic MC. The navy ship was on its way to Singapore. In previous searches, a number of bodies were already found, but the navy did not want to say how many people were missing.

Two months ago another ship, the USS Fitzgerald, came. For the coast of Japan already in collision with a Filipino container ship. The new collision and the previous incident are for the US Navy to reveal the entire fleet.

The USS John McCain is named after the grandfather and father of senator John McCain, both admirals in the US Navy.

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