In the early morning hours of June 17, the Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald collided with the Philippine-flagged merchant vessel ACX Crystal off the coast of Japan, 56 nautical miles southwest of Yokosuka. Seven sailors died in the accident. The Navy has completed and released a supplement to its line of duty investigation of the USS [...]
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US navy ship collides with merchant vessel near Japan The US navy said on Friday it is checking for injuries after one of its destroyers collided with a merchant vessel southwest of Yokosuka, Japan. Initial reports indicated multipl...
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The USS Fitzgerald, an Aegis guided missile destroyer, collided with a Philippine-flagged merchant ship, the ACX Crystal on Saturday, at a distance of about 56 nautical miles southwest of Yokosuka, Japan.
The USS Fitzgerald, a 505-foot destroyer, collided with a Philippine container vessel early Saturday morning local time, the U.S. 7th Fleet said. The incident occurred about 56 nautical miles off Yokosuka, Japan.