Wreckage of doomed U.S. cargo ship El Faro found off Bahamas

November 2, 2015 10:18 PM

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MIAMI A large ship found in deep water off the Bahamas is the lost freighter El Faro that sank with 33 crew members in a hurricane last month, U.S. authorities said on Monday.

The wreckage, in an upright position and intact on the ocean floor, was initially detected by a U.S. Navy salvage team over the weekend at a depth of nearly three miles (5 km). It was found in the vicinity of El Faro's last known location off Crooked Island in the southeastern Bahamas, the U.S. Nati...

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