leonel: I hope Washington goes to Asia. I miss living there.
Glendale: It was towed from Virginia to Turkey to Ukraine, finally arriving in Philadelphia as a gutted hulk in 1996.Already gutted? Let it go, man.
Tad_Waxpole: leonel: I hope Washington goes to Asia. I miss living there.Somebody didn't read the article.
shroom: Glendale: It was towed from Virginia to Turkey to Ukraine, finally arriving in Philadelphia as a gutted hulk in 1996.Already gutted? Let it go, man.Joking aside, this has real historical significance. It's the last American ocean liner in existence. I've been following this thing for a while. The "gutted hulk" bit is a little misleading. Yes, it doesn't have much in the way of fittings at the moment, but from all accounts it's structurally sound and not leaking. By way of a car analogy, the electronics and seats have been stripped out, but the frame, body, and drive train are good./subby
NostroZ: Someone needs to rethink through their financial genus plan...
Stoker: What they should do is make a virtual recording of every inch of the ship (which would cost ?) and then sell it for scrap.Then you lease out the virtual ship to Google.(And take some of the scrap to make a miniature ship to put on display at the Smithsonian.)
Adolf Oliver Nipples: Not everything is worth saving.
mainsail: More concerned about this one:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Olympia_%28C-6%29
leonel: Tad_Waxpole: leonel: I hope Washington goes to Asia. I miss living there.Somebody didn't read the article.I know it's about the ship, I was just playing with subby's headline. Nothing wrong with that, is there?
mrlewish: Teabaggers will never give up hope.
Adolf Oliver Nipples: Even if they do scrap it, that could hardly be as ignominious an ending as that of her sister ship:[turismofuerteventura.files.wordpress.com image 500x336]Not everything is worth saving.
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