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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2020 9:38 p.m. PST

…. from CSS Alabama, other Civil War ships will survive for a long time

"Construction of a modern archival complex at the Washington Navy Yard will enhance protection for conserved artifacts from several Civil War warships -- most notably the raider CSS Alabama.

U.S. Navy officials this week held a formal groundbreaking for the project. Current facilities built in 1851 were not designed to house artifacts and many lack environmental controls…."

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Armand

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2020 8:03 a.m. PST

Thanks, Armand. That will be popular with naval historians after we can get back to traveling.

Jim

Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2020 12:13 p.m. PST

Hope word doesn't get out to certain factions trying to destroy our history.

Might want to triple the security just to be safe.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2020 2:01 p.m. PST

A votre service mon ami! (smile)


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Personal logo Lost Wolf Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2020 5:09 p.m. PST

Quadruple, just to be sure

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Sep 2020 10:46 a.m. PST

(smile)


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