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Golden Ray Salvage: Section One Cut Nears Completion, Responders Prepare for Lifting Operations

Posted on November 28, 2020

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - Section One Cut nears completion and responders prepare for lifting operations to commence pending favorable conditions.

Removal Update

Responders continued cutting Section One of the Golden Ray wreck throughout the week and are nearing completion of the cut. Once favorable conditions allow, equipment standing by to lift and remove Section One will enter the Environmental Protection Barrier to receive the section.

Above: Section One of the Golden Ray removal separates slightly as the cut nears completion. St Simons Sound Incident response photo.


Above: Responders guide the untensioned cutting chain out of the cut groove in order to conduct a routine chain inspection on the deck of the VB-10000. St. Simons Sound Incident response photo.