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The Bay Area Resting Place of the World Famous Battleship U.S.S. Iowa, BB-61

Sunday, August 30th, 2009

Here it is, in the East Bay, the famous battleship USS Iowa. She went under the Golden Gate Bridge for the last time back in 2001¬†and now just sits around at a cost of a quarter mil a year. There was talk of the Iowa (and also her sister ship, the USS Missouri) getting berthed in San Francisco as a floating museum, but don’t expect that to happen anytime soon.

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via kqedquest

And here it is from above:

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Of course Telstar Logistics has been there already, as you can see here.

Any takers?