These are the 10 sailors lost from the USS John S. McCain

By Thomas Gibbons-Neff and Alex Horton|


After more than 80 hours of searching thousands of miles of open sea, the U.S. Navy now hopes only to recover the bodies lost from the USS John S. McCain after it collided with an oil tanker near Singapore.

The collision Monday between the McCain — a 500-foot-long guided-missile destroyer — and the Liberian-flagged Alnic MC left five Navy sailors injured and 10 missing. The collision damaged the U.S. warship’s left side, near the stern, punching a hole that stretched above and below the waterline.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.