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Kayakers Uncover a Ghost Ship on the Ohio River (28 pics)

Posted in Random » Wow   7 Mar 2014   / 8798 views

Kayakers found a ghost ship on the Ohio River.
They cautiously approached it, but decided to go inside for a peek. 
Even though the ship was 110 years-old, it was structurally sound enough to explore. 
Nature had completely taken over the ship. 
The remnants of the engine and machinery were still on board. 
It seemed like the ship had been sitting there for years.
As it turns out, it had. The vessel started out as a sight-seeing boat in New York City. 
Then, it was repurposed to fight in both World Wars. 
Thomas Edison even used it once during an experiment regarding communications technology. 
The boat even made a cameo in Madonna’s “Papa Don’t Preach” music video. 
In the 1980s, the ship was decommissioned and taken to a tributary near the owner’s land. It has rested there ever since. 
Even the rope attaching it to the shore shows its age. 
Now, the boat still sits there silently in Ohio, full of history and memories.






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gigantes 2 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
not very cool to just abandon it like that. instead of being preserved properly or scrapped for metal, now it just clutters the stream.
       














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