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U.S. Navy destroyer in collision off Japan

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald, damaged by colliding with a Philippine-flagged merchant vessel, is seen at the U.S. naval base in Yokosuka, Japan. 

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The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald, damaged by colliding with a Philippine-flagged merchant vessel, is seen at the U.S. naval base in Yokosuka, Japan. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald, damaged by colliding with a Philippine-flagged merchant vessel, is seen at the U.S. naval base in Yokosuka, Japan. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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The U.S. national flag is seen on the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

The U.S. national flag is seen on the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

The U.S. national flag is seen on the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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A Philippine-flagged merchant vessel, damaged by colliding with the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald, is seen off Izu Oshima island, Japan. 


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A Philippine-flagged merchant vessel, damaged by colliding with the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald, is seen off Izu Oshima island, Japan. Kyodo/via REUTERS

A Philippine-flagged merchant vessel, damaged by colliding with the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald, is seen off Izu Oshima island, Japan. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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An injured crew member of the USS Fitzgerald is carried on a stretcher after arriving at the U. S. naval base in Yokosuka. 


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An injured crew member of the USS Fitzgerald is carried on a stretcher after arriving at the U. S. naval base in Yokosuka. Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force/via REUTERS

An injured crew member of the USS Fitzgerald is carried on a stretcher after arriving at the U. S. naval base in Yokosuka. Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force/via REUTERS
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The damaged USS Fitzgerald. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

The damaged USS Fitzgerald. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

The damaged USS Fitzgerald. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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Personnel Specialist 1st Class Xavier Alec Martin, 24, from Halethorpe, Maryland. 


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Personnel Specialist 1st Class Xavier Alec Martin, 24, from Halethorpe, Maryland. U.S. Navy/via REUTERS

Personnel Specialist 1st Class Xavier Alec Martin, 24, from Halethorpe, Maryland. U.S. Navy/via REUTERS
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Sonar Technician 3rd Class Ngoc T Truong Huynh, 25, from Oakville, Connecticut. 


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Sonar Technician 3rd Class Ngoc T Truong Huynh, 25, from Oakville, Connecticut. U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS

Sonar Technician 3rd Class Ngoc T Truong Huynh, 25, from Oakville, Connecticut. U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS
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Fire Controlman 1st Class Gary Leo Rehm Jr., from Elyria, Ohio. 

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Fire Controlman 1st Class Gary Leo Rehm Jr., from Elyria, Ohio. U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS

Fire Controlman 1st Class Gary Leo Rehm Jr., from Elyria, Ohio. U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS
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Gunner's Mate Seaman Dakota Kyle Rigsby, 19, from Palmyra, Virginia. 


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Gunner's Mate Seaman Dakota Kyle Rigsby, 19, from Palmyra, Virginia. U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS

Gunner's Mate Seaman Dakota Kyle Rigsby, 19, from Palmyra, Virginia. U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS
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Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Noe Hernandez, 26, from Weslaco, Texas. 



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Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Noe Hernandez, 26, from Weslaco, Texas. U.S. Navy/via REUTERS

Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Noe Hernandez, 26, from Weslaco, Texas. U.S. Navy/via REUTERS
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Fire Controlman 2nd Class Carlos Victor Ganzon Sibayan, 23, from Chula Vista, California. 


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Fire Controlman 2nd Class Carlos Victor Ganzon Sibayan, 23, from Chula Vista, California. U.S. Navy/via REUTERS

Fire Controlman 2nd Class Carlos Victor Ganzon Sibayan, 23, from Chula Vista, California. U.S. Navy/via REUTERS
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Yeoman 3rd Class Shingo Alexander Douglass, 25, from San Diego, California. 

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Yeoman 3rd Class Shingo Alexander Douglass, 25, from San Diego, California. U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS

Yeoman 3rd Class Shingo Alexander Douglass, 25, from San Diego, California. U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS
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The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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The USS Fitzgerald at the U.S. naval base in Yokosuka, Japan.


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The USS Fitzgerald at the U.S. naval base in Yokosuka, Japan. Kyodo/via REUTERS

The USS Fitzgerald at the U.S. naval base in Yokosuka, Japan. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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The USS Fitzgerald at the U.S. naval base in Yokosuka, Japan.

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The USS Fitzgerald at the U.S. naval base in Yokosuka, Japan. Kyodo/via REUTERS

The USS Fitzgerald at the U.S. naval base in Yokosuka, Japan. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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The USS Fitzgerald. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

The USS Fitzgerald. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

The USS Fitzgerald. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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Damage to the USS Fitzgerald.


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Damage to the USS Fitzgerald. Kyodo/via REUTERS

Damage to the USS Fitzgerald. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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The guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald is towed by a tugboat upon its arrival at the U.S. naval base in Yokosuka, south of Tokyo. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

The guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald is towed by a tugboat upon its arrival at the U.S. naval base in Yokosuka, south of Tokyo. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

The guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald is towed by a tugboat upon its arrival at the U.S. naval base in Yokosuka, south of Tokyo. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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