Monday , 11 December 2017

Kayakers Found a Ship with a Great Story

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Kayakers found a ghost ship on the Ohio River.

They cautiously approached it, but decided to go inside for a peek.

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Even though the ship was 110 years-old, it was structurally sound enough to explore.

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Nature had completely taken over the ship.

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The remnants of the engine and machinery were still on board.

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It seemed like the ship had been sitting there for years.

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As it turns out, it had. The vessel started out as a sight-seeing boat in New York City.

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Then, it was repurposed to fight in both World Wars.

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Thomas Edison even used it once during an experiment regarding communications technology.

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The boat even made a cameo in Madonna’s “Papa Don’t Preach” music video.

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In the 1980s, the ship was decommissioned and taken to a tributary near the owner’s land. It has rested there ever since.

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Even the rope attaching it to the shore shows its age.

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Now, the boat still sits there silently in Ohio, full of history and memories.

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