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Decommissioned USS Independence to be towed to Texas

Location: South Padre Island, TX
June 2, 2017

Terry Farmer, left, watches as the USS Independence is towed into the Brownsville Ship Channel for salvage Thursday, June 1, 2017, on South Padre Island, Texas. Farmer served in the U.S. Navy on the vessel from 1992-95. A group of the ship’s past crew members stood and watched as the ship was towed up the channel toward International Shipbreaking Ltd., the recycling company that won the contract to scrap the ship. (Nathan Lambrecht/The Monitor via AP)

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