“Malo periculosam, libertatem quam quietam servitutem.”
Container ship sinking from r/interestingasfuck
There will be fish checking it out as soon as it stops bubbling. Schools of small fry will appear within a day. Within a week the basics of a fully sustaining ecosystem will be there, including algae and stuff.When they sunk the General Hoyt S. Vandenberg (a range tracking and instrumentation ship (big ship with big radars)) the ecologists were surprised when the basics of an ecosystem set up on her within hours and days. The ecologists always thought it took months.
Scuttled probably, Big audience, tugs guarding perimeter, and no fuel slick.
"Hey Chief, what will happen if I pull this plue? Lets se...blub, blub, blub...
You can tell by the paint being cleaned off. They did that with my old Coast Guard cutter. WMEC 166 . I feel sorry for the people who had to clean the paint off that big turd. I was pumping out the bilge one night. We where going to dock in Key West, I told the next watch the pump was going and to turn it off when we got to the oil. He spaced it out and we wound up leaving a trail of oil into port. The old man gave us a good ass chewing
As clean as it is, it looks like it was prepared for a reef-building program. All the pleasure craft around would seem to reinforce that, it must be fairly close to land.
Ah, yes, the ol' SS DNC . . .
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They did that better than when the Hip-Boot Navy ran the Mesquite aground in my homeground. The female in charge did what has become normal for females in charge of ships, and the Coasties were so proud to give the ship away to the DNR, all insignia was painted overand it was dumped on Lake Trout spawning grounds.