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Personnel carriers to live with the fishes

A barge loaded with armored personnel carriers sits next to the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in Beaufort on Wednesday afternoon.  The armored personnel carriers will be sunk to add to the Beaufort 45 Reef on Thursday morning.
A barge loaded with armored personnel carriers sits next to the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in Beaufort on Wednesday afternoon. The armored personnel carriers will be sunk to add to the Beaufort 45 Reef on Thursday morning. JONATHAN DYER | The Beaufort Gazette

A fleet of retired personnel carriers will be sunk Thursday at the Beaufort 45 artificial reef, several miles out from Port Royal Sound. The equipment will add habitat for marine life.

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