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saver111

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USS Guardian
« on: January 21, 2013, 04:18:48 AM »
This shot of the USS Guardian makes it looks like a scale model.



An aerial photo taken by the AFP Western Command on Saturday shows the USS Guardian, a US Navy minesweeper, as it remains trapped on Tubbataha Reef in the Sulu Sea since Jan. 17. Vice Admiral Scott Swift, commander of the US 7th Fleet, said he regretted the grounding of the USS Guardian, one of the fleet's minesweepers, on Tubbataha Reef, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. AFP/Wescom
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Re: USS Guardian
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2013, 09:37:33 PM »
Sana mahirapan ang mga Cano pag kuha nito para atin ito na lng pangbayad sa damages haha parihas ng brp kalantiaw sa batanes

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Re: USS Guardian
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2013, 10:22:56 PM »
Sana mahirapan ang mga Cano pag kuha nito para atin ito na lng pangbayad sa damages haha parihas ng brp kalantiaw sa batanes

As I've posted in another thread, if ever the USN comes to that point, that ship will be stripped off of all its equipments leaving the hull as scrapped. Value might even be more than the fines our GRP wants. And if ever we agreed, it would be more costly for us to clean and remove it from the reservation.

Let them clean their act. Then let's assess the damage done. Fine them. The USN believes in clean environment and they themselves are enforcing them. This is a case of a lesson learned and we should not get it out of proportion destroying goodwill between the countries. Remember we don't know why that ship ventured in that area, it might be something concerning the security (response time, mapping, etc.) beneficial to both parties.

So everybody chill.

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Re: USS Guardian
« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2013, 07:13:56 AM »
This shot of the USS Guardian makes it looks like a scale model.

Ito naman parang Photoshopped, no?


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Re: USS Guardian
« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2013, 07:17:08 AM »
Ito naman, I'm amazed by the lens used



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Re: USS Guardian
« Reply #5 on: January 22, 2013, 08:02:34 AM »
As I've posted in another thread, if ever the USN comes to that point, that ship will be stripped off of all its equipments leaving the hull as scrapped.

It would have to be stripped of some of its load as part of efforts to get it off the reef. That's what happened when the USS Port Royal ran aground in Hawaii. Some of its equipment would arguably have to go as part of the effort.

Navy takes off fuel, water, people to lighten ship

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090208/ap_on_re_us/ship_grounding

By HERBERT A. SAMPLE, Associated Press Writer

HONOLULU – The Navy is moving fuel, water and personnel off a grounded, $1 billion cruiser so tugboats and a salvage ship can try again early Sunday morning to free the vessel from a rock and sand shoal.

The USS Port Royal, a guided missile cruiser, ran aground on Thursday evening, about a half-mile south of the Honolulu airport.

With less fresh water, fuel and crew, the ship should be 215 tons lighter and easier to move at high tide on Sunday.
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Re: USS Guardian
« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2013, 08:33:11 AM »
Latest photo in the news, side of the ship has its grey top paint peeled-off exposing the red primer paint :shock:




US Navy salvors (right) remove equipment from the USS GUARDIAN as it remained grounded on Tubbataha Reef in the Sulu Sea in this undated photo. Fiberglass sheathing has come off the port side, revealing the minesweeper’s wooden hull. The destroyer USS Mustin stands by at left. US Navy photo by MCS 3rd Class Kelby Sanders


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Quote from: Adroth on February 07, 2009, 08:25:02 PM

    Navy takes off fuel, water, people to lighten ship

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090208/ap_on_re_us/ship_grounding

    By HERBERT A. SAMPLE, Associated Press Writer

    HONOLULU – The Navy is moving fuel, water and personnel off a grounded, $1 billion cruiser so tugboats and a salvage ship can try again early Sunday morning to free the vessel from a rock and sand shoal.

    The USS Port Royal, a guided missile cruiser, ran aground on Thursday evening, about a half-mile south of the Honolulu airport.

    With less fresh water, fuel and crew, the ship should be 215 tons lighter and easier to move at high tide on Sunday.

This is something people should understand. In those waters, this is something hard to do with the risk of spillage which would do more harm on the environment.
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Re: USS Guardian
« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2013, 11:46:33 AM »
Sir, question what camera did they used in taking picture?base what I read(red)previous modernazation aquisition we got 1 aerial surveillance camera for aerial mapping ito na ba yon?

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Re: USS Guardian
« Reply #8 on: February 28, 2013, 11:25:52 PM »
I wonder where the Commander of the USS Guardian is right now.
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