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The USS Arthur W. Radford has been moved...

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she now resides at Pier 9 while work on her begins before dry docking for removal of props, shafts and fluids. It is hoped that within 110 days she will be ready for reefing.

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View Postshe now resides at Pier 9 while work on her begins before dry docking for removal of props, shafts and fluids. It is hoped that within 110 days she will be ready for reefing.

 

perhaps a stupid question, but why remove props and shafts? Fluids I can understand.

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In general, part of the cost of a project like this can be offset by selling items for scrap, etc. One example, is the tower above the bridge. Because of the depth of the reef site and the tower is aluminum, it needs to be removed and sold for scrap value.

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View Postperhaps a stupid question, but why remove props and shafts? Fluids I can understand.

 

 

Scrap value as well on the props and shafts. We hope to have her land on her keel at the bottom. They will be burried in the sand if all goes well.

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