Navy Plans to Scrap First Experimental Stealth Ship

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  1. lambu

    lambu Regular Member

    Jul 15, 2010
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    Remember the Sea Shadow -- the James Bond-style, super-stealthy ship that the Navy decided to get rid of after two decades of experimentation? The plan was to salvage the ship by getting someone to buy it and put it on display, but after spending five years and millions of dollars searching, the Navy has given up hope of finding any museum to take it.

    Navy spokesman Chris Johnson told the ship's fate is all but sealed: To the junk heap it will go.

    "The next disposition is dismantling and recycling," he said.

    Johnson said that from 2006 until this year, the Navy made the Sea Shadow available for donation. "While several letters of interest were received, only one organization submitted an application, which was determined to be non-viable,” he said.

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