USS Guardian, a US Navy minesweeper
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

US Navy to dismantle grounded ship in Philippines

The US Navy plans to dismantle a minesweeper that ran aground on a coral reef in Philippine waters.

It wants to break up the USS Guardian to prevent further damage to a Unesco heritage-listed marine park.

Kate McGeown reports.

  • 31 Jan
  • From the section Asia