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USS John S. McCain arrives at Singapore naval base after collision leaves 10 missing

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The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain arrived at Singapore’s Changi Naval Base on Monday, hours after colliding with an oil tanker and leaving 10 sailors missing and five injured.
The U.S. Navy said the ship has “significant damage” to its hull, which flooded areas including crew berths, machinery and communications rooms.
The vessel collided with Alnic MC, a 600-foot Liberian oil and chemical tanker, east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore at about 6.30 a.m. Japan Standard Time, the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet said in a statement. The Greek-owned tanker is about three times the size of the McCain, the Navy Times reported.
Zulkifli Abu Bakar, the head of Malaysia’s Maritime Enforcement Agency, said the collision occurred in one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes, 4.5 nautical miles from Malaysia’s coast. Both Malaysia and Singapore say the crash happened in their waters.

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