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TEXAS CLIPPER & USS DES MOINES - IMO 5110616

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Photo Details
Photographer:Michael Martin [View profile]Title:TEXAS CLIPPER & USS DES MOINESAdded:Dec 18, 2006
Captured:December 14, 2006IMO:5110616Hits:3,060
Location:Brownsville, United States
Photo Category: Scrapyard Ships
Description:
At the Port of Brownsville, Texas looking towards Esco Marine, the USS Des Moines is well along with her dismantling, with portions of her uppers removed. Also here is a much better view of the Texas Clipper being buttoned up for sinking offshore as an artifical reef. Photo taken 14th December, 2006.
Vessel Identification
Name:Texas Clipper
IMO:5110616
Pennant no.:CA134
Former name(s):
- Texas Clipper 2 (Until 1998)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Training Ship
Gross tonnage:9,644 tons
Summer DWT:7,347 tons

Additional Information
Status:Dead
Build year:1944
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (2)

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john c. driscoll on Dec 26, 2006 22:27 (11 years ago)
Very fine photograph. Thank you.
Peter Thede on Dec 19, 2006 15:00 (11 years ago)
very interesting picture
regards peter
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