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Old 09-18-2018, 08:27 PM   #1
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Try to guess what these are and where.

They are very old.
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Hmmmm...Old liberty ships? Concrete ships?


Where? Up the Potomac River?
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Hmmmm...Old liberty ships? Concrete ships?


Where? Up the Potomac River?
Cement ships Kiptopeke
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Would the location be the mouth of the River Forth in Scotland?


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Chesapeake Bay eastern shore, yes the concrete ships.
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Rats! I was going for the Fukushima nuclear power plant.
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They are McCloskey & Co. 2-4-D concrete ships sunk as a breakwater in Kiptopeke, VA. All of them are named after pioneers in concrete technology. I have a complete set of construction drawings for them in my office from the national archives. We have the same ships, albeit floating in Powell River, BC. I was the project manager for the lifespan evaluation and breakwater reconfiguration 15 or so years ago.
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