Professional Mariner - October-November 2019

193 dives later, World War II wreck gives up its dangerous cargo

In one of the largest operations of its kind ever undertaken in the United States, a salvage contractor working with federal and state agencies has removed 476,000 gallons of oil from a leaking tanker sunk off Long Island by a German U-boat during World War II.

Casualty briefs

TSB: Rescue boat fell during drill due to incorrect rigging A rescue boat that fell from the ferry Queen of Cumberland in Swartz Bay, British Columbia, injuring two people, wasn’t properly secured, according to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada…