The Dismantling of USS Enhance (MSO-437)

These pictures were provided by "Friends of USS Enhance"

June 26, 2000.....The Enhance is due to be broken up next week. The Esteem is due to be broken up in the next few days. The last MSOs they demolished only lasted a few days after they were taken out of the water. Both ships vanished altogether by the middle of July.

Undergoing scrapping at Crowley Marine
At Crowley Marine.
Picture taken June 26, 2000. Notice the mast is gone.

Undergoing scrapping at Crowley Marine
Undergoing scrapping at Crowley Marine.
Picture taken June 26, 2000.

The USS ENHANCE looking from its stern forward.  The electric cable used for mine hunting has been pulled off its drum and used to help moor the ship to the dock
The USS ENHANCE looking from its stern forward. The electric cable used for mine hunting has been pulled off its drum and used to help moor the ship to the dock.
Courtesy of Sea Classics Magazine



 
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