U.S. Navy sailors went missing after the USS Fitzgerald collided with a container ship off Japan
Cargo ship nearly T-boned U.S. Navy destroyer when much of the crew was asleep
The US Navy said Saturday that "a number" of missing sailors from the USS Fitzgerald were found in flooded berthing compartments.
Fire Controlman 1st Class Gary Leo Rehm Jr., 37, of Elyria, was one of seven Navy sailors who died after their destroyer, the USS Fitzgerald, collided with a ship four times its size.
TOKYO (AP) - A nighttime collision with a container ship off the coast of Japan killed seven U.S. sailors on the USS Fitzgerald and heavily damaged the Navy destroyer.
In a statement, the 7th Fleet said it was looking into the collision.
The mother of a U.S. Navy sailor who survived a direct hit to his sleeping berth during a collision at sea said her son kept diving to try to save his shipmates until the flooded berth began running out of air pockets, while others —…
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