Roll-On Roll-Over: The Loss of Car Carrier Golden Ray

published on 8 January 2024 807 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "Brick Immortar". Originally published on 2023-12-17.
The Car Carrier Golden Ray was lost on Sunday September 8, 2019 when transiting the Saint Simons Sound at the Port of Brunswick, Georgia. The rescue, investigation and salvage that followed were all incredibly complex.

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00:00 Opening
00:54 "Ro-Ro" Roll-On Roll-Off Vessels - A Brief History
03:39 "PCC" Pure Car Carriers - A Brief History
12:00 The Golden Ray - A Pure Car & Truck Carrier
17:00 Voyages: Freeport, Key West, Jacksonville
19:56 The Golden Ray Arrives at the Port of Brunswick, Georgia
25:00 September 8, 2019 - Getting Underway from Brunswick
28:39 The Golden Ray Approaches Saint Simons Sound
31:27 Mounting a Complex, Harrowing Rescue
35:51 Deep in Engineering, There Was No Escape
42:06 Aftermath; Pollution & Investigation
49:36 NTSB Findings, Conclusions and Recommendations
51:36 The Golden Ray Salvage Efforts
53:10 Massive Lawsuit by Parties Affected

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Video Golden Ray Salvage: Last Section Removed on 10/25/2021

published on 28 October 2021

Finally!!! The last section of the ship was removed from the site and taken to port for final salvage. While there is still a lot of clean up remaining this is a big mile stone in the salvage operation of the Golden Ray which capsized over 2 years ago on 9/8/2019 in the sound of St Simons Island, Georgia. Included is the movement of the section along with footage taken from a boat trip at the site and at the port. Some of my best video in the 2 years I've been filming. So I hope you enjoy...


Video Golden Ray Salvage 1st Section Cut: 11/29/2020

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They finally completed cutting the 1st section (the bow) and transported it via barge to Brunswick Ga. The Golden Ray (a vehicle ship) capsized on 9/8/2019 and is being cut and dismantled to remove it from St Simons Channel, St Simons Island Ga. Thanks for watching and don't forget to subscribe for more videos.


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