turret lift diagram

As shown in this diagram, the turret will be lifted from the seafloor only after it has been securely and safely grasped by the Spider. Both the turret and Spider then will be lifted using strong steel cables lowered from a crane on the derrick barge Wotan.

Related Links

Monitor Expedition 2002

Monitor Expedition 2002: Excavating and Recovering the Turret

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery