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Wreckage East of Bahamas Is Sunken El Faro Ship, Officials Say

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Wreckage found at the bottom of the ocean over the weekend is the sunken cargo ship El Faro, the National Transportation Safety Board confirmed Monday.

The wreckage was found Saturday in 15,000 feet of water east of the Bahamas.

The 790-foot ship went missing on Oct. 1 during Hurricane Joaquin as it was making a trip from Jacksonville, Florida, to San Juan, Puerto Rico.

All 33 crewmembers on board were lost.

The NTSB said Monday that crews would continue to survey the area. Authorities have said that their goal was to locate the…

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