US Navy identifies wreckage as El Faro Cargo ship

Wreckage found near Bahamas by USNS Apache

Update: A National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) representative verbally confirmed that the wreck discovered in deep water off the Bahamas has been identified as the cargo ship El Faro, which sank on 1 October during Hurricane Joaquin with the loss of 33 persons on board. As of this time, though, neither the NTSB nor the Military Sealift Command (MSC), which is conducting the underwater search, has issued a press release

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