USS Oriskany.

Bill Lambert
25th May 2006, 18:06
The USS Oriskany was sunk off the Floridian Coast this month in order to make an artificial reef.
See
http://www.irishmansoftware.com/Oriskany.htm

dom
26th May 2006, 04:56
preperation for the sinking took over 24 months .four of the original contractors defaulted owing to diffilculties and red tape. the new contractors were inspected at stages by environmental agencys.the cost was not published.the us.navy expects to despose of several more similar vessels.
the benifit to the area is expected to be $8bn in hotal,food outlets and dive recreational fees.

bobby388
30th May 2006, 01:26
The USS Oriskany was sunk off the Floridian Coast this month in order to make an artificial reef.
See
http://www.irishmansoftware.com/Oriskany.htm

Excellent Bill.
great not to be missed a must to look at
Bobby. (Applause) (Applause)

R58484956
30th May 2006, 11:24
Some really first class photos of the sinking, thanks Bill for bringing this site to our attention.