Doomed U.S. Navy ship removed from Philippine reef

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In this photo taken on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 and released by the Philippine Coast Guard in Manila on Wednesday, March 27, 2013, the USS Guardian, a US Navy minesweeper, is seen after it's bow was removed and lifted by a crane during a continuing salvage operation off Tubbataha Reef, a World Heritage Site in the Sulu Sea, 640 kilometers (400 miles) southwest of Manila, Philippines. The USS Guardian ran aground before dawn on Jan.17 damaging coral reefs. (AP Photo/Philippine Coast Guard)