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US Destroyer Destroyed by Japanese Container Ship Manned by Filipino Crew

The USS Fitzgerald, a guided missile destroyer of the 7th Fleet, misguided itself into the path of the Philippine-registered Japanese container ship, manned by Filipino seamen. Said mishap occurred at about 02:30 local time on 17 June 2017, due to “fogging” off the east coast of Japan.

The seven US navy sailors missing have been confirmed dead. Continue reading US Destroyer Destroyed by Japanese Container Ship Manned by Filipino Crew