Coast Guard continues monitoring grounded shrimp boat off South Galveston Jetty

The shrimp boat, Jana Lin, sits underwater off the South Galveston Jetty after it was grounded March 6, 2016. Coast Guard crews are monitoring salvage operations, which are expected to start March 15, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jennifer Nease

The shrimp boat, Jana Lin, sits underwater off the South Galveston Jetty after it was grounded March 6, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jennifer Nease

HOUSTON — Coast Guard crews and local agencies continue efforts to remove the, which is partially submerged on the South Galveston Jetty.

The boat, containing 2,500 gallons of marine diesel, reportedly shows no signs of pollution.

A salvage plan has been developed and is scheduled to be implemented on Tuesday.

The Coast Guard is working with the boat owner, contract company, Texas General Land Office and the Galveston Country Office of Emergency Management on salvage operations.

Inclement weather has impeded removing the boat after it was grounded March 6, 2016.

Galveston Beach Patrol will be on scene to assist if needed.

The original article about the wreck can be read here.

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