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Re: US Navy ship strikes reef because of incorrect charts

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I would think cutting the ship up would cause more damage from leakage and debris than dragging the hulk off would ever cause. I have no idea what the idea is behind cutting the ship up. I wonder if it has more to do with saving the operational equipment before the hull is scuttled.
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Without a doubt.. some parts of those ships are put in before the hull is sealed up due to their size.. so the only way to get them out is to cut the ship up

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