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Old 11-08-2012, 03:15 PM
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http://www.seastory.us/sanctuary/history.html

Spotted this Lady at the Port Of Brownsville, TX yesterday. She is there for dismantling
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Old 11-08-2012, 03:27 PM
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Corpsman friend of mine spent the four years on her during the Viet Nam war. Said it was great duty. Made a ton of money performing vasectomies.
Old 11-08-2012, 03:33 PM
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Saw that come in the channel the other day. I still need to make it over to that ship part resale lot over in the port some time. BTW is there still some big snook back in those docks?
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did you read that it was sold for 50,000$... seems like someone is going to make a killing in the scrap metal.
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They'll tow her over to Brownsville for scrapping.
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shes already there.
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Looks like they already started:
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Looks like she has seen better days!
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My father served on the USS Sanctuary during WWII
Does anyone have anymore pictures of her being scraped. I would like to show them to my father.
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No that is the only one I took that day. If she is still there the next time I get down there I will take some more...
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That would make a great reef.

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