Tuesday, November 03, 2009

USS New York Warship Is Made With Steel from the Twin Towers

Setting sail on her maiden voyage:
The 684-foot, $1.2-billion warship USS New York is actually made of New York. At least, 7.5 tonnes of salvaged steel from the Twin Towers. Watch it come back home, under the eyes of the Lady of the Harbor:

The USS New York is a San Antonio-class amphibious assault vessel, which can carry 800 marines with their helicopters. The steel from the World Trade Center was used for its bow.

[USS New York via Times Online]
More photos after the link.

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