Divers locate, recover seventh set of remains


U.S. Pacific Fleet Public Affairs
Oct. 24, 2001


Navy divers located and recovered the remains of a seventh missing crew member in Ehime Maru today. The remains have been brought up to the surface and will be transferred to the City and County of Honolulu Medical Examiner this evening for identification. Once identified, the family will be contacted prior to public release.

To date, the remains of seven individuals have been located and recovered, of which five have been identified. Two sets have been recovered, but not yet identified.
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