10 High Resolution Photos Of US Navy Destroyer Collision

Seven sailors are missing and three injured after the USS Fitzgerald, a US Navy Destroyer, collided early on Saturday morning with a Philippine-flagged containership south of Tokyo Bay in Japan. Here are the incident photos, click on each photo for the High Resolution versions.

USS Fitzgerald Damage

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Helicopter photo of damage to the starboard side of the warship. Underwater photos of the damage below the waterline have not been released.

Damage To The Containership ACX Crystal

Containership ACX Crystal Damage

AIS Track Of Containership ACX Crystal

ACX Crystal AIS Track
AIS Track showing the course and speed of the ACX Crystal during the time of collision with the USS Fitzgerald Image via MarineTraffic.com.

Three Injured Aboard USS Fitzgerald

Injured sailor returns to shore after being medivaced from the SUS Fitzgerald.

Damage Survey Team Awaits Arrival of USS Fitzgerald

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YOKOSUKA, Japan (June 17, 2017)Damage team sailors watch pier-side as the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) returns to Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka following a collision with a merchant vessel while operating southwest of Yokosuka, Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter Burghart/Released)

USS Fitzgerald Returning To Port With Tugboat Assistance

YOKOSUKA, Japan (June 17, 2017) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) returns to Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka following a collision with a merchant vessel while operating southwest of Yokosuka, Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter Burghart/Released)

Archive Photo Of USS Fitzgerald Before The Incident

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San Diego, CA — A harbor tug pulls the guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) away from Pier 3 aboard Naval Station, San Diego. The Fitzgerald is participating in Millenium Challenge, one of the largest U.S. joint military training experiments. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate 2nd Class Dawn C.Montgomery. (RELEASED)

Photo Of USS Fitzgerald’s Captain, Commander Bryce Benson  

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Commander Bryce Benson, USN. Official US Navy Photo

2016 Drydock Photo Of The USS Fitzgerald 

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YOKOSUKA, Japan (July 13, 2016) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) sits in Dry Dock 5 onboard Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka for an Extended Drydock Selected Restricted Availability. FLEACT Yokosuka provides, maintains, and operates base facilities and services in support of 7th Fleet’s forward-deployed naval forces, 83 tenant commands, and 24,000 military and civilian personnel. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter Burghart/Released)