Good Question: What Happened To Ships Swept During Japan’s Tsunami?

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(CBS 5) – The earthquake and tsunami that rocked Japan moved these vessels into neighborhoods, roadways and buildings. In this Good Question: How are the Japanese moving large ships that got swept inland by the tsunami?

ANSWER: According to Peter Dailey of the Port of San Francisco, ships are being moved in a variety of ways. When possible, large cranes are being brought inland to lift the ships back into the water. Other methods include “rolling” the ships back to the sea using portable floats and rollers.

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