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Winner in A ship in The Best of Anything and Everything
Part of the mothballed WWII fleet at the Philadelphia Navy base
The United States Navy maintains a number of its ships as part of a reserve fleet, often called the “Mothball Fleet”. While the details of the activity have changed several times, the basics are constant: keep the ships afloat and sufficiently working as to be reactivated quickly in an emergency.
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