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World Trade Center Steel Sails Back to NY

(Newser) - Seven and a half tons of steel from the fallen World Trade Center towers returned to New York today, reconstituted as the bow of a newly launched Navy warship. The crew of USS New York stood at attention for a 21-gun salute as the $1 billion amphibious dock landing ship... More »

Ship Built of WTC Steel Arrives in NYC

USS New York contains 7.5 tons of steel from twin towers

(Newser) - The new Navy assault ship USS New York, built with World Trade Center steel, arrived in its namesake city today with a 21-gun salute near the site of the 2001 terrorist attacks. First responders, families of victims, and the public gathered at a waterfront viewing area, where they could see... More »

Navy Ship Built With World Trade Center Steel Sets Sail

USS New York heads from Louisiana to namesake city for official commissioning

(Newser) - A US Navy ship built using materials from the World Trade Center has left the Louisiana yard where it was built and headed north for its official christening. The USS New York, an amphibious transport ship, features at its bow some 7½ tons of steel deemed still usable after the... More »

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