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00:00:01
>> When the USS Fitzgerald collided with a container ship on Saturday, most of the 285 crew on board was sleeping. Their compartments, right where the vessel was struck. The US navy confirming n Sunday, bodies have been found on board but they won't say if they've located all seven missing sailors.
00:00:21
>> It was a significant impact to the side of the ship, and you can't see most of the damage. The damage is mostly underneath the waterline, and it's a large gash, and near the keel of the ship. And so the water flow was tremendous. And so there wasn't a lot of time in those spaces that were open to the sea.
00:00:45
>> The missile destroyer was accompanied back to port by the Japanese coast guard, where divers were able to access the flooded area of the ship. Families of the missing have been notified and the search at sea called off. The Fitzgerald collided with a Philippine merchant vessel more than three times its size in Japan's Tokyo Bay.
00:01:05
It's unclear what happened. But the navy won't comment on the fact that damage to the starboard side of the ship indicates it could have been at fault. The destroyer is said to be salvageable but repairs would likely take months.