Photo Story: Satellite images of capsized cargo ship Golden Ray in Georgia

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Satellite photos made available by MAXAR Technologies shows an overview satellite images of the Saint Simons Sound and the capsized cargo ship MV Golden Ray near Brunswick, Georgia, USA, 10 September 2019.

The US Coast Guard rescued four crew members who were caught in the ship when it listed then capsized on 08 September off the coast of Georgia, USA.

The Golden Ray, which was carrying thousands of vehicles, overturned early on Sunday morning after leaving the port of Brunswick.

Authorities only managed to save 20 of the crew before fire forced them back with four men still trapped. The US Coast Guard had to cut open the hull to extract the men from the propeller shaft room where they had sought sanctuary when the ship capsized and caught fire.

 

Photos: EPA-EFE/SATELLITE IMAGE ©2019 MAXAR TECHNOLOGIES / HANDOUT (Satellite image © 2019 DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company)

Satellite image of Capsized cargo ship GoldenRay near Brunswick, GeorgiaSatellite image of Capsized cargo ship GoldenRay near Brunswick, Georgia

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