Navy recovers bodies of all 10 Sailors killed in USS John S. McCain collision

Posted at 9:12 PM, Aug 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-27 21:12:37-04

SINGAPORE – The U.S. Navy announced Sunday that Navy and Marine Corps divers have now recovered the bodies of all 10 USS John S. McCain Sailors who died aboard the destroyer.

The fallen Sailors 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.

The McCain was involved in a collision with a merchant vessel in the waters off Singapore on August 21st.

The collision is still being investigated by the Navy.