USS Inaugural Update

www.ussinaugural.com - February 28, 2005

Thanks go out to Joe Light for sending me these photos of the current state of the Inaugural.  These photographs were taken on Sunday, January 19, 2003.  As I suspected, the "Augie" is still in horrible shape, and hasn't moved from the waters of the Mississippi River.  In September of 2003, it will have been 10 years since the Inaugural sank at its current position.  She looks worse and worse as each year goes by.  I have one question:  Why doesn't someone scrap the ship while the water is so low?  To let the USS Inaugural rot like this is an insult to all the brave shipmates who sailed aboard her.  The Inaugural deserves a respectful end, which includes proper disposal!

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The USS Inaugural on Sunday, January 19, 2003.

(Submitted by Joe Light at www.joelight.com)

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