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The photos on the following pages were sent to me by
Mr. Todd Busch, Manager Contracts & Emergency Services.
Crowley Marine Services, Inc. Seattle, Washington.

Crowley Marine Services is the company that was contracted to salvage
the Tortuga after she was blown aground on San Miguel Island in 1987.
On behalf of all who may have the opportunity to view these rare photos,
we would like to thank Mr. Busch for his time consuming efforts on tracking
down these photos and sending them so they may be viewed by all.

Chuck Westbrook

Tortuga grounded on San Miguel Island.
(Note: Swell action & broken stern).

"Another View"

Tortuga with superstructure & stern section removed in
preparation to be towed to scuttle site.

"MORE CROWLEY SALVAGE PHOTOS"