U.S. Navy finds wreckage believed to be missing cargo ship El Faro

November 1, 2015 6:30 AM

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U.S. Navy finds wreckage believed to be missing cargo ship El Faro

(CNN)The wreckage of a cargo ship believed to be the El Faro has been located by a U.S. Navy search team in about 15,000 feet of water, the National Transportation Safety Board said Saturday night.

The El Faro went missing near the Bahamas on October 1 during Hurricane Joaquin with 33 people on board. The ship's 28 American crew members and five Polish nationals are presumed dead. One body was found during the Coast Guard search of the sea surface in the days after the ship disappeared.

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