US Army Corps of Engineers
Baltimore District Website

STURGIS vessel heads to Brownsville for final shipbreaking and recycling
The STURGIS, which was the world’s first floating nuclear power plant, is towed from the Galveston shipping channel into open water Tuesday morning September 25, 2018 as it heads toward Brownsville, Texas for final shipbreaking and recycling. The vessel is being towed from Galveston where it has undergone radiological decommissioning that included the safe removal of all components of its deactivated nuclear reactor and all associated radioactive waste that was formerly onboard. (U.S. Army photo by Becca Nappi)

Download Image: Full Size (1.78 MB)
Photo by: Becca Nappi |  VIRIN: 180925-A-HF368-002.JPG