“US Navy and Marine Corps divers have now recovered the remains of all 10 USS John S. McCain sailors,” the statement, released Sunday, said.
— Nathan Findley, 31, Electronics Technician 1st Class Charles, from Amazonia, Missouri
— Abraham Lopez, 39, Interior Communications Electrician 1st Class, from El Paso, Texas
— Kevin Sayer Bushell, 26, Electronics Technician 2nd Class, from Gaithersburg, Maryland
— Jacob Daniel Drake, 21, Electronics Technician 2nd Clas,s from Cable, Ohio
— Timothy Thomas Eckels Jr., 23, Information Systems Technician 2nd Class, from Manchester, Maryland
— Corey George Ingram, 28, Information Systems Technician 2nd Class, from Poughkeepsie, New York
— Dustin Louis Doyon, 26, Electronics Technician 3rd Class, from Suffield, Connecticut
— John Henry Hoagland III, 20, Electronics Technician 3rd Class, from Killeen, Texas
— Logan Stephen Palmer, 23, Interior Communications Electrician 3rd Class, from Decatur, Illinois
— Kenneth Aaron Smith, 22, Electronics Technician 3rd Class, from Cherry Hill, New Jersey
The 10 deaths occurred on board the ship.
Sailor’s mom: Son ‘loved the Navy’
Cynthia Kimball said her son John Hoagland “loved the Navy” and “thought that the Navy was definitely the place he needed to be.”
“He really loved the idea and the places he got to see,” she said. “He was proud of who he was and what he was doing.”
After the McCain collision, the Navy ordered a one-day operational pause across the entire fleet to examine the root causes of the accidents.
Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin was relieved of his duty as the commander of the US 7th Fleet, based in Yokosuka, Japan, following the incident, the Navy said in a statement.