KAWISHIWI T-AO-146 into a REEF
Scuba Divers - THIS SHIP
BEEN A REEF IN YOUR
The Kawishiwi was commissioned on July 6, 1955 in Philadelphia, PA.
This is how she looked.
Her whole career was in the Pacific. Her guns were removed after
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If Kawishiwi had been chosen to become a reef, over 50 holes would have
been cut into
her hull to allow the water to sweep in.
All her UNREP rigs would be stripped - perhaps the main mast could have
moved - way down and saved.
Actually, all flags would be gone.
hole placements were an estimate which came from the drawing below.
And this is what a diver might have see.
plan that WAS possible for the
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