Crews race to remove Marquesas derelict vessels


Via FLKeysNews

"Marine salvors this week were racing to get 32 abandoned boats off the bottom in Marquesas Keys waters before the birds arrive. Monday, a crew from Coffin Marine Services removed seven of the deteriorating vessels, many holding “hazardous materials including oily residue, fuels and other pollutants,” says a report from the Monroe County Marine Resources Office, which is spearheading the $61,200 project."

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