Divers Recover Remains of All Ten Sailors Who Died in USS McCain Collision

This photo shows the Republic of Singapore Navy's RSS Brave, right, sailing off from the Tuas naval base on a search and rescue mission for the USS John S. McCain's then-missing sailors on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, in Singapore. The remains of all 10 sailors killed in the USS McCain collision have now been recovered.

By Published on August 28, 2017

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 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.

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


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