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It is my opinion that anything that carries the name "United States" should never look like this.


Like allowing an American flag to touch the ground, or hoisting a damaged one, or even flying one at night without a light on it-- it is heartbreaking and deeply disturbing for me, as I imagine it would be for any American.


After the decades of neglect she's received, it is purely by the strength of her design, the quality of her build, and I would say the strength of her own innate spirit that SS United States still floats at all.


More on SS United States here.

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Taken on February 2, 2008