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  • Tim Jennings
    Feb 8, 2013
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      Yes, this would be a terrible tragedy for the Olympia to be broken up. We
      should be ashamed as a nation to let that happen. The Olympia is probably
      the most rare naval relic we have.
      I'm going to the web site today and make a contribution.

      Enfield, NH

      -----Original Message-----
      From: bolger@yahoogroups.com [mailto:bolger@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
      John Kohnen
      Sent: Thursday, February 07, 2013 10:37 PM
      To: bolger@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [bolger] Re: " In the Gloucester, MA News..." 2 items

      It's worse than the funding for the Olympia just drying up. Some swindler,

      or maybe it was swindlers, got into the organization taking care of the
      Olympia and embezzled most of the funds!! <sigh> Losing the Olympia would

      be a much greater historical tragedy than scrapping the New Jersey, since

      we've got three other Iowa class battleships...

      On Thu, 07 Feb 2013 09:34:21 -0800, michael n wrote:

      > ...
      > Here in my world on the Delaware River, the historic Battle Cruiser
      > Olympia lies in her berth at Penns Landing, Philadelphia. Funding to
      > maintain and repair this ship is dried up and she awaits an uncertain
      > future that may involve scrapping her, the last US warship that fought
      > in the Spanish American War.
      > ...

      John (jkohnen@...)
      All the troubles of man come from his not knowing how to sit still.
      (Blaise Pascal)


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