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Here Are The Sailors Who Were Lost – Please Pray For Their Families

Monday, June 19, 2017
USS Fitzgerald (AP/Iori Sagisawa Kyodo-News

YOKOSUKA, Japan (AP/US Navy) – Seven sailors lost their lives when the container ship ACX Crystal collided with the USS Fitzgerald during the early morning hours Saturday, Asian time. It took considerable searching in and under the water until the missing sailors were located within the damage onboard, and they were deceased.

Those who died in service to their country are:

Gunner's Mate Seaman Dakota Kyle Rigsby, 19, from Palmyra, Virginia

 

Yeoman 3rd Class Shingo Alexander Douglass, 25, from San Diego, California

 

Sonar Technician 3rd Class Ngoc T Truong Huynh, 25, from Oakville, Connecticut

 

Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Noe Hernandez, 26, from Weslaco, Texas

 

Fire Controlman 2nd Class Carlos Victor Ganzon Sibayan, 23, from Chula Vista, California

 

Personnel Specialist 1st Class Xavier Alec Martin, 24, from Halethorpe, Maryland

 

and Fire Controlman 1st Class Gary Leo Rehm Jr., 37, from Elyria, Ohio

(Images US Navy/Associated Press)