Mobile, Ala.-based Offshore-Inland Marine & Oilfield Services has been
subcontracted by Jordan Pile Driving
Inc. to repair the hull of the
battleship USS Alabama, one of the state of Alabama's most popular
Offshore-Inland Marine & Oilfield Services has been tasked with
installing 18,000 sq. ft. of .5-in. inch thick steel plating on the
battleship's hull at and below the waterline. Currently,
Offshore-Inland is in the process of replacing the rusted sections of
the hull to provide a solid base for the steel plating.
The hull refurbishment, which is a part of overall improvements to the
park, will be completed by late December 2003.