Minesweeper USS Scrap

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Navy photo / Geoffrey Trudell

The USS Guardian, which ran aground near the Philippines Jan. 17, will be cut into pieces and removed, chunky-style.

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Don_Bacon
Don_Bacon

The Guuardian should never have been sailing in a Marine Park. The incident has affected US-Philippine relations. Somebody should fry. 

Anyhow, it's a wooden-hulled fiberglass-sheathed ship which makes salvage easier.

Don_Bacon
Don_Bacon

Also they've removed the fuel and replaced it with seawater, for ballast.


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