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Divers Recover The Remains Of All Ten Sailors Who Died Aboard The USS McCain

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Ryan Pickrell China/Asia Pacific Reporter

Divers have recovered the remains of all ten U.S. sailors who lost their lives when an oil tanker slammed into the side of a U.S. destroyer.

The sailors were lost in an accident involving the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John McCain and the tanker Alnic MC, the 7th Fleet Public Affairs Office revealed Sunday.

The sailors who perished in this incident are:

  • Electronics Technician 1st Class Charles Nathan Findley, 31, from Amazonia, Missouri
  • Interior Communications Electrician 1st Class Abraham Lopez, 39, from El Paso, Texas
  • Electronics Technician 2nd Class Kevin Sayer Bushell, 26, from Gaithersburg, Maryland
  • Electronics Technician 2nd Class Jacob Daniel Drake, 21, from Cable, Ohio
  • Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Timothy Thomas Eckels Jr., 23, from Manchester, Maryland
  • Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Corey George Ingram, 28, from Poughkeepsie, New York
  • Electronics Technician 3rd Class Dustin Louis Doyon, 26, from Suffield, Connecticut
  • Electronics Technician 3rd Class John Henry Hoagland III, 20, from Killeen, Texas
  • Interior Communications Electrician 3rd Class Logan Stephen Palmer, 23, from Decatur, Illinois
  • Electronics Technician 3rd Class, Kenneth Aaron Smith, 22, from Cherry Hill, New Jersey
A combination photo showing (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, who was stationed aboard the USS John S. McCain when it collided with a merchant vessel in waters near Singapore and Malaysia, August 21, 2017, are shown in these undated photos provided August 24, 2017. U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS

A combination photo showing Kenneth Aaron Smith, Logan Stephen Palmer, John Henry Hoagland III, Dustin Louis Doyon,  Jacob Daniel Drake, Timothy Thomas Eckles Jr., Kevin Sayer Bushell, Abraham Lopez, and Charles Nathan Findley. The Navy has not released a photo of Corey George Ingram U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS

The August 21 collision, which followed the fatal USS Fitzgerald incident that killed another seven sailors, is under investigation.

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