More than 20 ships, some laden with explosives, have been exposed to the surface.
Guided-missile destroyers USS Zumwalt and USS Michael Monsoor will be fitted with the cutting-edge missiles.
Commander Richlyn Ivey, a spokesperson for the U.S. Navy's 6th Fleet, told Newsweek on Friday that the deaths are unrelated.
The ship sank during the Civil War on New Year's Eve 1862, killing 16 on board.
A Ukrainian missile that reportedly sank a Russian warship has been years in the making by Ukraine and was made for just this moment.
The Kremlin claimed the Soviet-era vessel's 500 personnel were evacuated to other ships before being returned to the port of Sevastopol in Crimea on Friday.
The 3-second clip shows what appears to be a tug boat near the Moskva vessel as it burns intensely.
Moscow has not publicly announced any possible casualties among the Moskva's crew members.
The Pentagon said Friday that it had concluded a Ukrainian missile was responsible for the Russian warship's demise.
Former member of the Russian Duma Vladimir Bortko called the sinking "an absolute cause for war."
The Moskva is the most expensive piece of equipment that the Russians have lost during the war, according to an analysis by Forbes Ukraine.
Ukraine claimed to have hit the ship with a missile strike while Russian authorities maintained the damage was due to a fire that detonated ammunition onboard.
"Without the Moskva, it would seem that a marine operation against Odessa or Mykolaiv is impossible right now," a Russian military analyst assessed.
The USS Abraham Lincoln was reportedly located off of South Korea's southeastern coast.
Roman Gribov, who returned to his home region of Cherkasy, was part of the first exchange of captured soldiers between Ukraine and Russia.
Billie J. Farrell is scheduled to assume command at an onboard ceremony January 21. relieving Commander John Benda.
The Russian military tested its Tsirkon hypersonic cruise missile, which President Vladimir Putin said is part of a new generation of missile systems.
The commissioning ceremony took place Fleet Base East, Sydney, with the Australian Navy confirming the HMAS Supply II will be the lead ship of two Supply Class vessels.
The sailor reportedly found the noose on his rack on the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain on January 26, prompting a Navy Criminal Investigative Service probe.
The HMS Endeavour was scuttled off the American coast in 1788, but its exact location has been a mystery ever since.
Navy Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Aaron A. Booker faces a federal charge of possession of stolen explosives.
"The Americans are our friends…. They can help us to deter any threat," said Lieutenant General Rolando Bautista of the Philippine army.
Victor Davis Hanson writes that the ethos of the WW2 generation is fading and hasn't been passed to today's young adults.