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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:3,066
Location:Brownsville, United States
Photo Category: Scrapyard Ships
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
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
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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