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Missing Fitzgerald sailors found in flooded compartments

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All 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 Navy official tells CNN. All 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 Navy official tells CNN.
All 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 Navy official tells CNN. All 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 Navy official tells CNN.
The damaged USS Fitzgerald is being towed by a tugboat in the waters near the U.S. Naval base in Yokosuka. The damaged USS Fitzgerald is being towed by a tugboat in the waters near the U.S. Naval base in Yokosuka.
The damaged USS Fitzgerald is being towed by a tugboat in the waters near the U.S. Naval base in Yokosuka. The damaged USS Fitzgerald is being towed by a tugboat in the waters near the U.S. Naval base in Yokosuka.
The damaged USS Fitzgerald returns to port in Yokosuka following a collision with a merchant vessel. The damaged USS Fitzgerald returns to port in Yokosuka following a collision with a merchant vessel.
By Steve Almasy CNN

(CNN) -- The US Navy said Saturday that "a number" of missing sailors from the USS Fitzgerald were found in flooded berthing compartments.

After the guided-missile destroyer collided with a container ship off Japan early Saturday, the Navy said seven sailors were missing.

"The families are being notified and being provided the support they need during this difficult time. The names of the sailors will be released after all notifications are made," the Navy's 7th Fleet said in Saturday's statement.

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