Divers found and recovered remains

U.S. Pacific Fleet Public Affairs
Oct. 16, 2001

Today, Navy divers found and recovered the remains of one of the missing from Ehime Maru. The remains have been sent to the medical examiner for identification.

The Ehime Maru was moved to the shallow water recovery site on Sunday, October 14. Divers began their work with an external survey on Monday afternoon, October 15.
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Revised 10/16/01 at 8:31 p.m. (HST)