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00:00:02
>> Confirmation that the seven missing sailors on the U.S.S. Fitzgerald are dead. The announcement coming from Navy officials on Monday after the American destroyer collided with a container ship off the coast of Japan over the weekend. It's still unclear how or why the ships crashed. Navy officials say most of the Fitzgerald's crew was asleep when it happened.
00:00:21
>> You can't see most of the damage. The damage is mostly underneath the water line, and it's a large gash near the keel of the ship, and so the water flow was tremendous. It was a significant impact that the crew had to fight very hard to keep the ship afloat.
00:00:42
>> No one aboard the freight ship, which was from the Philippines, was injured and the vessel itself took little damage. Multiple investigations are underway to try and work out how such a large ship could ram into the destroyer in clear weather. Japanese authorities say they're looking into the possibility of, quote, professional negligence.
00:00:58
The US Navy says the Fitzgerald is salvageable, but repairs are expected to take months.