Re: US Navy ship strikes reef because of incorrect charts
Originally Posted by Hartley18
I'm no salvage expert by any means, but given the expected outcomes of the on-going salvage efforts for two very recent cases of ships coming to grief in environmentally-sensitive areas, I'd have thought that the preferred (and likely most expensive, but then looking at the "Rena" budget, maybe not) and most responsible
thing to do would be to strip the wreck and refloat the hulk for scrap or otherwise...and not simply cut her up where she is, as proposed.
once stripped.. I am not sure that the guardian has a salvage worth. She is wood and glassfibre.. which means that once stripped, she should come off of the reef easier than a metal ship
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