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NEWS | Aug. 25, 2017

U.S. Navy identifies second deceased USS John S. McCain Sailor

By U.S. 7th Fleet Public Affairs

CHANGI NAVAL BASE, Republic of Singapore – U.S Navy and Marine Corps divers recovered and identified remains of 26-year-old USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) Sailor, Electronics Technician 3rd Class Dustin Louis Doyon, of Connecticut, on Thursday night.   

More divers and equipment arrived overnight to continue search and recovery operations for eight missing Sailors inside flooded compartments of the ship.   

Earlier Thursday, divers recovered the remains of 22-year-old Electronics Technician 3rd Class Kenneth Aaron Smith from New Jersey.  

Still missing are:      

  • Electronics Technician 1st Class Charles Nathan Findley, 31, from Missouri    
  • Interior Communications Electrician 1st Class Abraham Lopez, 39, from Texas    
  • Electronics Technician 2nd Class Kevin Sayer Bushell, 26, from Maryland    
  • Electronics Technician 2nd Class Jacob Daniel Drake, 21, from Ohio    
  • Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Timothy Thomas Eckels Jr., 23, from Maryland    
  • Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Corey George Ingram, 28, from New York    
  • Electronics Technician 3rd Class John Henry Hoagland III, 20, from Texas    
  • Interior Communications Electrician 3rd Class Logan Stephen Palmer, 23, from Illinois     

The incident is under investigation to determine the facts and circumstances of the collision.