Seven Dead Sailors ‘Were Trapped ALIVE inside Flooding USS Fitzgerald after their Comrades [Trunc]

Seven Dead Sailors ‘Were Trapped ALIVE inside Flooding USS Fitzgerald after their Comrades [Trunc]Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | June 20, 2017 | James Wilkinson & Michael Fitzpatrick Posted on 6/20/2017, 11:43:40 AM by CecilyThe Navy is investigating the horrifying possibility that some of those who died on the USS Fitzgerald when it sank may have been trapped alive in rapidly flooding compartments as emergency hatches were closed, it has emerged.Cargo ship the ACX Crystal slammed into the side of the US destroyer off the Japanese coast while much of the rest of the crew were asleep on Saturday.The cargo ship’s bow, which protrudes underneath the water, punctured the steel armor of the ship, opening a hole into the quarters where more than 100 sailors slept

.Emergency hatches were closed on the compromised berthing compartments to stop the ship from sinking.Now it’s suspected that some of the seven men who died aboard the ship were locked in those rooms as they were flooded, Good Morning America reported.(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk …

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