WASHINGTON — A search team using sophisticated sonar has found the wreckage of a vessel believed to be the cargo ship El Faro, which went missing with 33 crewmembers aboard Oct. 1 during Hurricane Joaquin, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said late Saturday.

The federal agency issued a statement that searchers aboard a U.S. Navy ship believed they located wreckage of the ship at 1:36 p.m. ET Saturday at a depth of about 15,000 feet in waters in the vicinity of the ship’s last known position

Wreckage of missing cargo ship believed to be #ElFaro located in about 15,000 feet of water: https://t.co/uPIrWfgxL8

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Authorities believe they found El Faro, 15,000 feet under water