"The divers were able to locate some remains in those sealed compartments during their search today", Swift told reporters on Tuesday at Singapore's Changi Naval Base, where the damaged warship is docked.
About 35 sailors were in the sleeping area when the cargo ship's bow tore a hole in the side of the Fitzgerald, causing the compartment to flood. Divers had started assessing the warship's damaged hull, it said.
That it has happened twice in two months to the Asia-based 7th Fleet, with the tragic loss of up to 17 lives, suggests broader and deeper maladies in the fleet and perhaps in the Navy more generally.
Upon receiving the news, both America and Singapore send out their ships and helicopters in a search-and-rescue mission at the entrance in one of the busiest shipping lanes globally.
It comes only two months after the USS Fitzgerald'scollision with a Philippine container ship in the middle of the night off the coast of Japan. "We will continue the SAR operation until there's a determination that the probability of discovering sailors is exhausted".
In addition, the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlaincollided with a South Korean fishing vessel on May 9 off the Korean Peninsula and the guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam ran aground January 31 in Tokyo Bay, near its home port of Yokosuka, Japan. "I'm just ready for answers", she said.
The McCain suffered a steering failure as the warship was beginning its approach into the Strait of Malacca, causing it to collide with a commercial tanker, a Navy official told CNN. It was the fourth accident involving US warships in the western Pacific this year.
The collision is the second by a United States ship with a civilian vessel in the Seventh Fleet area of operations this summer.
Navy Adm. John Richardson, the chief of naval operations, on Monday ordered a pause in 7th Fleet operations for the next few days to allow commanders to get together with leaders, sailors and command officials and identify any immediate steps that need to be taken to ensure safety.
"We're always hopeful that there's survivors", the admiral said. To its credit, the service moved quickly to discipline a dozen sailors, including the two top officers and the top enlisted sailor, even while the investigation of the incident continues.
"I've heard of these reports of potential cyberattacks or cyber interference ... we've seen no indications of that as of yet", he said. The ship was carrying fuel oil, but no spill was reported.
China has been upset at USA freedom of navigation operations near Chinese controlled islands in the disputed South China Sea, where China has been reclaiming land, building air bases and increasing its military presence.
A family member arrived at the home located in the 6400 block of Brooke Jane Dr. and found the three girls dead, authorities said. Those who responded here today are parents, aunts, uncles and siblings of young children who they care for and love very much.
The strong auto sales came despite industry reports which showed vehicle and truck sales fell six per cent from July 2016. However, cheap gasoline and falling sales of electronics and clothing items still weighed on sales last month.
Pro-Brexit MPs want it to also sound on the day the process of exiting the European Union is complete, expected in March 2019. It was only when we stopped the clock to do some repairs on the mechanism itself that the chimes were silenced.
Police shot a suspect in the thigh minutes after the attack at another square nearby, arresting him and confiscating his knife. Security has been increased at Helsinki airport and train stations in the region in the wake of the attack.
Mr Fields, 20, has been charged with one count of second-degree murder , three counts of malicious wounding, and a hit and run. At least 19 of those victims are believed to be injured in the auto crash, according to the New York Times .
"Currently, we have no confirmation of the authenticity of the video", the army said, according to Hindustan Times . The Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) confirmed the incident at Pangong Lake four days after it occurred.
There have reportedly been numerous complaints about off-road vehicles in the neighborhood where Meek had his ill-fated joy ride. Rapper Meek Mill is set to be arraigned Friday on reckless endangerment charges for allegedly riding an ATV through Manhattan.
British charity Street Child has launched emergency flood relief appeal to support thousands of people affected by the mudslides. Vice President Victor Foh told Reuters at the scene: "It is likely that hundreds are lying dead underneath the rubble".
Sempra Trumps Suitors with $9.45B Offer for Oncor
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Lebanon begins anti-IS offensive
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'Art of the Deal' co-author predicts Trump will resign
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Ten dead as train derails in India
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Man arrested after 3 children found dead in home
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Kyrgios stuns Nadal in Cincinnati quarters
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Mugabe In SA For SADC Summit Amid Grace Assault Storm
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Man City To Make A Shock Move For Ex-Man Utd Star
Manchester United legend Bryan Robson has admitted that he was surprised when the club sold Jonny Evans to West Bromwich Albion . Pep wanted a cheap, experienced, homegrown player who is Premier League proven.
Woman missing for month survives on berries, muddy water
Theris was last seen in Midway where two men who had burglarised a hunting camp. "She had been out lost in the woods ". Sheriff Raymond Rodgers tells WSFA-TV that Theris was lost in the woods of southeast Alabama for nearly one month.
Huawei confirms October 16th event for Mate 10 reveal
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