NY Shipbuilding ID Pin A Place Called YORKSHIP
Casualties of War and Fortune
  Last Modified: 23 Jul 2009

The ultimate fate of most ships is a quiet, undignified encounter with the scrapper's torch. A privileged few vessels may earn a genteel second life in a museum, their decks trod by schoolchildren, vacationers, and veterans. The rest belong to the sea--its depths their final port of call.

The Saratoga sinks in Bikini Atoll

Lost to Enemy Action

Lost to Nature

Lost to Accidents

Friendly Fire (Sunk as Test or Target)

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