Preserving a piece of US Maritime History - invaluable
The USS Olympia is a cruiser that fought in the Spanish American War in 1898 and has been preserved in Philadelphia. She's a one of a kind ship, a national historic monument, and in danger. She needs approximately $10-15 million in repairs to keep her a viable museum for years to come. If you have the resources, or connections to those resources, please consider helping. (full disclosure - there is no financial benefit to me to ask the question - we need to save this ship for posterity). Please contact me at 612-599-1935 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have additional questions.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
VAPLARAISO, Chile (June 24, 2011) Sailors aboard the guided-missile frigates USS Thach and USS Boone (FFG 28) gather on the foc'sle for a briefing after arriving in Valparaiso, Chile. Thach and Boone will participate in the Chilean navy-hosted Pacific phase of UNITAS 52. Thach and Boone are deployed to South America supporting Southern Seas 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Steve Smith/Released)