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The seven sailors who died in USS Fitzgerald collision

Published 3:15 AM ET, Mon June 19, 2017
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Seven missing sailors from the USS Fitzgerald were found dead in flooded berthing compartments following the warship's collision with a merchant vessel, a US military official said.The Navy's 7th Fleet said searchers found the bodies Sunday morning, Japan time, after the guided-missile destroyer returned to its base in Japan.
Gunner's Mate Seaman Dakota Kyle Rigsby, 19, from Palmyra, Virginia.
PAO Commander, U.S. NAVY 7th fleet
Yeoman 3rd Class Shingo Alexander Douglass, 25, from San Diego, California. PAO Commander, U.S. NAVY 7th fleet
Sonar Technician 3rd Class Ngoc T Truong Huynh, 25, from Oakville, Connecticut. PAO Commander, U.S. NAVY 7th fleet
Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Noe Hernandez, 26, from Weslaco, Texas. PAO Commander, U.S. NAVY 7th fleet
Fire Controlman 2nd Class Carlos Victor Ganzon Sibayan, 23, from Chula Vista, California. PAO Commander, U.S. NAVY 7th fleet
Personnel Specialist 1st Class Xavier Alec Martin, 24, from Halethorpe, Maryland. PAO Commander, U.S. NAVY 7th fleet
Fire Controlman 1st Class Gary Leo Rehm Jr., 37, from Elyria, Ohio. PAO Commander, U.S. NAVY 7th fleet