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Here were the previous ones . . . and I recently corrected a duplicate number.

Salvage Chief, by the first half of its name, is involved in giving second lives to vessels that have seen seen distress.  For photos of many projects she has been involved in, including the Exxon Valdez, click here. For more photos, click here.   Of the over 250 LSMs built in Houston in the mid-1940s, there are not many left.


She started life afloat as a landing craft . . . LSM-380.

Many thanks to Seth Tane for sending this photo along  . . . a month ago already.

Unrelated but good photos of mostly ships upriver on the Hudson can be seen here on Mark Woods site.



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