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USS Slater Dazzles as She Returns to Albany

In April we posted about the drydocking of USS Slater, the last World War II destroyer escort still afloat in the United States, at  Caddell Dry Dock in Staten Island.  Yesterday, her repairs completed, newly cleaned, and painted, she returned to her … Continue reading

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Stena Primorsk Runs Aground in Hudson River South of Albany, NY, but That is Not the Interesting Part of the Story

Yesterday morning, the tanker, Stena Primorsk, ran aground in the Hudson River about ten miles south of Albany, NY after suffering a steering gear failure.  No oil was reported to have been spilled. There are a whole range of interesting aspects … Continue reading

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