P-520: WWII & Korean War Crashboat

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Stuck in the mud of the Hackensack River, the USS Ling is too expensive to move, restore, or destroy. And no one is willing to pay the bill.

A New York Times article revealed the sorry state of a historic World War II submarine stuck in the Hackensack River. The 312-foot, 2,500-ton old boat has been the charge of New Jersey Naval Museum, which has been closed since Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The small museum, run by the Submarine Memorial Association, consisted of a trailer on the property of the former headquarters of The Record, a newspaper owned by the Borg family, which provided the museum’s lease for the price of $1 a year.

Read the Full Article Here:
https://warfarehistorynetwork.com/2019/01/04/the-uss-ling-its-history-legacy-and-modern-problems/

USS LING: WWII Memorial Submarine
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Drone footage courtesy of Rocky LaBarbera.

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