On Saturday, June 17, to the southwest of the Japanese city of Yokosuka was a clash of the USS Fitzgerald and a merchant vessel ACX Crystal, which was under the flag of Philippines.
The press service of the US Navy reported that the incident was wounded the captain of the destroyer Bryce Benson and two sailors.
Seven sailors had been missing. But later their bodies were found in the submerged part of the ship.
After the accident, the destroyer continued to move on their own, despite all the damage and partial flooding.
Merchant ship serious damages have not received.