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Analyzing Corrosion Rates to Understand Hazards of Wrecked Vessels Armed with Science – DoD’s Science Blog

A tank barge that sank amid rough seas on January 24, 1936, in Long Island Sound carried 500,000 gallons of heating oil. To officials at the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, the submerged vessel, known as Cities Service Number 4, poses a serious risk of contaminating the tidal estuary should corrosion of the barge structure cause an oil leak.

Date: 9/20/2016 11:51:27 PM