USS Forrestal

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Famed Supercarrier Heads to the Grave

USS Forrestal in process of being towed to Texas

(Newser) - The supercarrier once hailed as the "biggest ship ever built" is headed to the gallows. The USS Forrestal has the honors—both dubious and not—of being the Navy's first supercarrier, and being unloaded, in October, for the grand price of one cent. That's what the Navy... More »

Historic Navy Carrier Sold ... for a Penny

USS Forrestal will become scrap metal after 4 decades of service

(Newser) - A supercarrier once hailed as the "biggest ship ever built" has been sold—for a price that must rank among the smallest ever: one penny, paid by the seller. All Star Metals now owns the historic USS Forrestal after the Pentagon paid it one cent to dismantle and recycle... More »

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