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Ten sailors missing from USS John S. McCain after collision
August 21, 2017 / 1:52 AM / 3 months ago

Ten sailors missing from USS John S. McCain after collision

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Ten sailors are missing and five injured after a U.S. warship collided with a merchant vessel east of Singapore on Monday, the U.S. Navy said.

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain maneuvers alongside the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard for a refueling-at-sea in the Philippine Sea June 14, 2017. U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Gavin Shields/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

The U.S. Navy said in an earlier statement the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain was damaged after it collided with the merchant vessel Alnic MC.

Reporting by Masayuki Kitano; Editing by Paul Tait

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