Navy to cut up ship stranded on reef
The Guardian is shown on the Tubbataha Reef on January 19 in this aerial handout photo from the Philippine military.
January 31st, 2013
12:15 AM ET

Navy to cut up ship stranded on reef

A 224-foot-long U.S. warship will have to be cut into smaller pieces to get it off a Philippine reef where it grounded two weeks ago, Navy officials said Wednesday.

They said that's the only way to prevent further damage to the Tubbataha Reef, a Philippine national park and UNESCO World Heritage site, where the USS Guardian, an Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship, ran aground on January 17.

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  1. ronvan

    Wonder what the EX Captain has to say?

    January 31, 2013 at 7:49 am | Report abuse | Reply

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