Posted by: arbeam | March 4, 2013

USS Guardian (MCM-5)

130302-N-KL617-056SULU SEA (March 2, 2013) The U.S. Navy mine countermeasures ship USS Guardian (MCM 5) is seen with with the upper half of its superstructure, funnel and mast removed while undergoing the process of being salvaged and dismantled. 130302-N-VF350-073Guardian ran aground on Tubbataha Reef Jan. 17. The U.S. Navy and contracted salvage teams continue damage assessments and the removal of equipment and parts to prepare the grounded ship to be safely dismantled and removed from Tubbataha Reef. The U.S. Navy continues to work in close cooperation with the Philippine authorities to safely dismantle Guardian from the reef while minimizing environmental effects.130302-N-VF350-078

 

 

 

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: