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More than 450,000 Gallons of Oil Recovered from WWII Shipwreck

JULY 19, 2019 — Oil recovery operations on a World War II-era shipwreck near Long Island, New York are now nearing completion after resulting in the removal of more than 450,000 gallons of oil over a period of nearly three months. 

A diver working on a sunken vessel on the seafloor.
Last updated Tuesday, November 8, 2022 1:54pm PST