This Is How You Raise A Sunken Norwegian Frigate (Video)

Popular Mechanics: Watch Salvagers Raise a Sunken Norwegian Frigate

The Helge Ingstad collided with a commercial ship last year and sank.

A team of salvagers has raised the Norwegian guided missile frigate Helge Ingstad, which sank after a collision with a commercial tanker in November 2018.

A time-lapse video shows the warship slowly being raised by a team of salvage cranes. The ship emerges from the shallow water with clear signs of rust and algae growth on the hull. Despite the lack of corrosion inside, the Norwegian government will almost certainly scrap her, reducing the Norwegian navy’s frigate fleet by a whopping 20 percent.

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WNU Editor: That is a lot of cranes.

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