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Decommissioned USS Independence to be towed to Texas

Location: South Padre Island, TX
June 2, 2017

Spectators wave as the USS Independence is towed past them into the Brownsville Ship Channel for salvage operations Thursday, June 1, 2017, on South Padre Island, Texas. The USS Independence was launched from the Brooklyn Navy Yard in 1958, commissioned the following year and decommissioned in 1998. It was among several U.S. military ships to carry the name Independence. (Nathan Lambrecht/The Monitor via AP)

Credit: AP

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