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Divers recover all the sailors lost from the USS McCain collision

A combination photo showing U.S. Navy personnel killed and missing onboard the USS John McCain when it collided with a merchant vessel in waters near Singapore and Malaysia
(from L to R, top) Electronics Technician 3rd Class Kenneth Aaron Smith, Interior Communications Electrician 3rd Class Logan Stephen Palmer, Electronics Technician 3rd Class John Henry Hoagland III, Electronics Technician 3rd Class Dustin Louis Doyon, Electronics Technician 3rd Class Jacob Daniel Drake, (from L to R, bottom) Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Timothy Thomas Eckles Jr., Electronics Technician 2nd Class Kevin Sayer Bushell, Interior Communications Electrician 1st Class Abraham Lopez and Electronics Technician 1st Class Charles Nathan Findley. U.S. Navy/via REUTERS

SINGAPORE — The U.S. Navy says  have recovered the remains of all 10 sailors who went missing after the USS John S.  and an oil tanker collided near Singapore last week.

The Japan-based 7th Fleet said today that Navy and Marine Corps  had found the remains. They had been searching in flooded compartments of the destroyer after the damaged ship docked in Singapore.

 recovered the remains of Electronics Technician 3rd Class Dustin Louis Doyon, 26, Thursday night. He is from Suffield, Conn.

They earlier recovered the remains of Electronics Technician 3rd Class Kenneth Aaron Smith, 22, who the Navy listed as being from New Jersey.

The military said five sailors were injured and 10 were missing following the collision.

The Navy said missing soldiers were from Missouri, Texas, Maryland, Ohio, New York, Connecticut and Illinois.

The cause of the Aug. 21 collision is under investigation.


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