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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

I've always wanted to visit the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, which opened in 1982 and is located at Pier 86, at W. 46th Street and 12th Avenue. The museum is centered on the aircraft carrier Intrepid (CVS-11). She's one of the most successful ships in U.S. history and is now a National Historic Landmark. She began her duty in 1943 and served in World War II, was one of the primary recovery vessels for NASA, did three tours of duty off Vietnam, and performed submarine surveillance in the North Atlantic during the Cold War. Read on ...

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