Clanging sounds were heard coming from the Golden Ray and the crane barge a few minutes after sunset Tuesday as crews continue to work on removing the ship from St. Simons Sound.

With progress inching closer to an actual start time on the removal of the shipwrecked Golden Ray from the St. Simons Sound, two of Georgia’s voices in Congress are demanding greater accountability from those overseeing the effort.

In a letter Monday to U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C., U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter, R-1, and U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., demanded weekly updates and greater transparency regarding any further delays in the project. The letter was addressed to Admiral Karl L. Schultz, commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard.

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