In the Warship Graveyard

cclaude

Swarthmore, United States

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FEATURED in PRESERVING HISTORY

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.

117 VIEWS as of 08/06/2013
220 VIEWS as of 09/10/2013
647 VIEWS as of 01/20/2014

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