USS Fitzgerald - updates

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Commander dismissed after U.S. Navy ship crashed off Japan

Aug 18, 2017 - 10:33 AM

About a dozen sailors are expected to be disciplined in total

DAMAGED. US Navy guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald arrives at its mother port US Naval Yokosuka Base, Kanagawa prefecture on June 17, 2017. File photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

Filipino among 7 U.S. Navy sailors killed in Japan ship collision

Jun 19, 2017 - 3:46 PM

“There was never a time that Carlos wasn t making people laugh ” said Sibayan s friend Chase Cornils

Photo of Carlos Sibayan courtesy of the US Navy

U.S. Navy probes destroyer crash that killed 7 in Japan

Jun 19, 2017 - 9:06 AM

3rd UPDATE The US navy and Japan s coastguard are conducting separate inquiries but will likely be co operating a spokesman for Japan s transport safety board says

COLLISION POINT. This photo shows damages on the guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald at its mother port in Yokosuka, southwest of Tokyo on June 18, 2017. Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

Bodies of U.S. sailors found in flooded destroyer after Japan crash

Jun 18, 2017 - 10:55 AM

4th UPDATE The US Navy says a number of missing sailors are found dead in damaged areas of a destroyer that collided with a Philippine flagged container ship off Japan s coast

DAMAGED. US Navy guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald arrives at its mother port US Naval Yokosuka Base, Kanagawa prefecture on June 17, 2017. Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

Tujuh orang hilang dalam insiden tabrakan kapal perang AS

Jun 17, 2017 - 12:42 PM

Kapal perang USS Fitzgerald mengalami tabrakan dengan kapal kontainer komersial ACX Crystal di Semenanjung Izu

DFA 'closely monitoring' sea collision off Japan

Jun 17, 2017 - 11:34 AM

The Department of Foreign Affairs says is it coordinating with the governments of US and Japan to determine the extent of damage the number of casualties especially if any Filipino nationals are involved

USS Fitzgerald file photo from Wikipedia

7 U.S. Navy crew missing, commander hurt in crash off Japan

Jun 17, 2017 - 7:35 AM

6th UPDATE Several other crew members are injured and are evacuated by air to hospital including ship commander Bryce Benson

U.S. Navy destroyer makes port call in Subic

Apr 01, 2017 - 9:49 AM

The brief port call highlights the strong community and military connections between the Philippines and the United States the US embassy says

PORT CALL. The USS Fitzgerald returns to the Philippines for a brief port call. Released photo

PH, US hold war games near Scarborough Shoal

Jun 27, 2013 - 12:02 PM

UPDATE The Chinese embassy in Manila released a statement cautioning the Philippines and the US not to exacerbate tensions in the area with its exercises

READY FOR "WAR." US destroyer USS Fitzgerald arrives at the former US naval base in Subic Bay, Olongapo City, north of Manila on June 27, 2013, to join the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercises close to a flashpoint area of the South China Sea. Photo by AFP/David Bayarong

Rappler Newscast | April 2, 2013

Apr 02, 2013 - 8:56 PM

SC says the order vs the implementation of RH law stays COMELEC junks bid to disqualify Estrada US deploys a destroyer off South Korea

U.S. deploys destroyer off South Korea

Apr 02, 2013 - 10:27 AM

The deployment came hours after North Korea s parliament adopted a law formalizing the country s status as a nuclear weapons state