|Ocean Warwick Jack-up|
|31 Aug 2005|
After breaking loose from its moorings in Main Pass Block, the Ocean Warwick drifted 66 nautical miles before finally running aground on Dauphin Island, Alabama.The Ocean Warwick suffered major damage as a result of Katrina, including the loss of its derrick and the eventual removal of the remains of the rig's legs during salvage operations.
The Ocean Warwick was towed away on the 10th Oct 2005 to the Atlantic Marine dock yard in Mobile, Alabama for repairs. One of the residents of Dauphin Island posted a series of photos of the Ocean Warwick being towed away from Dauphin Island - follow the link and scroll down to the bottom of his page to see them.
The rig was inspected by its owners, Diamond Offshore, and eventually written off in November 2005 due to extensive damage. The rig had been insured for US$50 million.