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110420-G-0000-Mape Condutcs SORS 2

JUNEAU, Alaska - Coast Guard Cutter Maple crewmembers deployed the cutter's Spilled Oil Recovery System equipment in Sitka Sound to conduct training on the ship's built-in spill recovery gear Wednesday. The SORS equipment is a vital asset to the Coast Guard's Marine Environmental Protection mission and includes booms to sweep oil into a skimmer which can move 440 gallons of oil per minute into oily water separators. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mitchell Frick



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This work, 110420-G-0000-Mape Condutcs SORS 2, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.20.2011

Date Posted:12.12.2013 13:22

Photo ID:1107678

Resolution:2000x1325

Size:729.46 KB

Location:JUNEAU, AK, USGlobe

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