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VOL XVII, NO 9

Belzona® Restores And Protects Historic Battleship, Now A Floating Museum

 
 

Industry:

Marine (MRNE)

 
 

Application:

Ships and Offshore Structures (SOS)

 
 

Customer Location:

U.S. Coast Guard/Baltimore Maritime Museum - Baltimore, Maryland U.S.A.

 
 

Application Date:

April 2003

 
 

Application Situation:

327-Foot High Endurance Cutter - USCG Taney

 
 

Problem:

Badly corroded hull at and below the waterline.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1111 (Super Metal)

Belzona® 5811 (Immersion Grade)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets SOS-1 and SOS-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The Taney is the last remaining warship afloat that survived the attack on Pearl Harbor. She now serves as a floating museum in Baltimore Harbor. Belzona® 1111 was used to fill in badly corroded areas. Following this an 18" band around the entire ship was protected with Belzona® 5811.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. An overview of the USCG Taney
  2. Hull corrosion is clearly evident
  3. Belzona® 1111 is being finished
  4. The Taney has been repaired, and is ready to go back in the water
 
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