US navy divers search for missing sailors in hull of damaged destroyer

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Planes, ships and divers search for 10 crew missing after guided-missile destroyer collided with merchant ship near Singapore

US navy and Marine Corps divers have begun searching sealed sections of the damaged hull of a US warship for 10 sailors missing since the guided-missile destroyer collided with a merchant vessel near Singapore, the US navy said.

The USS John S McCain and the Alnic MC tanker collided as the warship was nearing Singapore for a routine port call, tearing a hole in the ship’s port side at the waterline and flooding compartments that included a crew sleeping area.

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