Chris Muir's Day By Day

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Yet Another Historic Ship Destined For the Scrapyard

USS Williamsburg, once a presidential yacht used by Harry Truman, now sits quietly rusting in an Italian shipyard.

She's a pretty thing:



At a cost of $55M to spiff her back up, though, there won't be too many willing to take on the project. A shame.

2 comments:

Murphy's Law said...

Sad. Sadder yet that she was allowed to get so bad over the years.

Keads said...

The SS United States is rusting away in PA as well. Sad too.