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December 13, 2005:
Moving the jack-up barge

Yesterday the jackup barge removed M-7 and today the platform has been dropped to the water surface and is being positioned to remove M-8. Here is an overview of the worksite.

Meanwhile on the Pearman, Bob's group is still harvesting concrete roadway segments. Here you can see the yesterday's shoulder is absent as well as the right side of the roadway.

The left side shoulder and roadway has also been removed.

Remember the language lesson from yesterday - Ted, in southern and Michigan english is heard as Tad in Boston english. Well yesterday's translation was harvested by Jackie and will soon join other shoulder segments as another underwater reef is built

and a last view of cousin Arthur watching the jack-up barge move into position

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