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Kayakers Found a Ship with a Great Story (13 pics)

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  • 7 Mar, 2014  |
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Kayakers found a ghost ship on the Ohio River.

1 Kayakers Found a Ship with a Great Story (13 pics)

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


2 Kayakers Found a Ship with a Great Story (13 pics)

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


3 Kayakers Found a Ship with a Great Story (13 pics)

Nature had completely taken over the ship.


4 Kayakers Found a Ship with a Great Story (13 pics)

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


5 Kayakers Found a Ship with a Great Story (13 pics)

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




6 Kayakers Found a Ship with a Great Story (13 pics)

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


7 Kayakers Found a Ship with a Great Story (13 pics)

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


8 Kayakers Found a Ship with a Great Story (13 pics)

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


9 Kayakers Found a Ship with a Great Story (13 pics)

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


10 Kayakers Found a Ship with a Great Story (13 pics)

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


11 Kayakers Found a Ship with a Great Story (13 pics)

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


12 Kayakers Found a Ship with a Great Story (13 pics)

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


13 Kayakers Found a Ship with a Great Story (13 pics)


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№1 Author: Bobby (7 Mar 2014 09:19) Total user comments: 596


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I don't think #9 is the same ship.
The front and backs seem too different compared to the other pics.
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№2 Author: Lu (7 Mar 2014 18:53) Total user comments: 15082


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No stashed gold bullion on it? . . Nothing . . . :13:
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№3 Author: saint357 (7 Mar 2014 18:59) Total user comments: 2366


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great :03:
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№4 Author: Tomaz86 (8 Mar 2014 03:48) Total user comments: 10815


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Cool :03:
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№5 Author: YeahRight (9 Mar 2014 10:35) Total user comments: 1632


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...cool!!! :14: :12: :04:
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