< Beachapedia:Factoid | 2011 | 07
Another Ship Sinking Controversy
- "The Navy has obtained authority to blast and sink as many as two real ships a year in the Gulf of Alaska over the next five years to give pilots and gunners authentic targets for their sights. But ocean campaigners say that even decommissioned, stripped-out ships, like the ones the Navy will use as targets, contain residual hazardous materials that can poison the Gulf's rich habitat for years." - excerpt from this article in Anchorage Daily News.
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