Crews work to remove oil from overturned cargo ship

Crews work to remove oil from overturned cargo ship
A team with the Unified Command rappel into the Golden Ray. Crews continue to remove fuel from inside the overturned cargo vessel.

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) -Response crews working to stabilize and salvage the overturned Golden Ray cargo ship were at work this week removing more oil from the vessel.

Crews repelled down into the hull of the ship to clear a path for oil spill equipment.

Crews with the Unified Command rappel into the hull of an overturned cargo ship. Teams continue to remove oil from inside the vessel.
Crews with the Unified Command rappel into the hull of an overturned cargo ship. Teams continue to remove oil from inside the vessel. (Source: Unified Command)

It will be used to pump oil out of hard to reach places inside to keep it from polluting the sound.

That ship capsized in early September.

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