About Us


Long Bay Salvage LLC is a marine salvage company with a focus on rescuing and preserving South Carolina’s maritime history. Our crew has extensive experience working in the underwater environment, and our experts can handle everything from logistics and project planning to the conservation and management of marine artifacts.

Glenn Dutton
Owner Glenn Dutton is a noted Civil War historian and Confederate military artillery expert with years of experience working on historical shipwrecks
Rufus Perdue
Owner Rufus Perdue is a renowned fabricator and designer of marine salvage and conservation equipment. He is recognized as an expert in the field or marine artifact conservation.
Rodney Thomason
Partner Rodney Thomason is an expert marine salvor with many years experience in the industry.