|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 19 Nov 2015 15:49:19 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] SHIPS: World War I wooden ghost fleet (MD)|
The strange voyage of the ghost fleet by The Trust for Public Land October 28, 2015On the Maryland side of the Potomac, in the rural community of Nanjemoy, you'll find a sheltered cove called Mallows Bay. The sandy bluffs and dense stands of ash and pine resemble many other quiet spots along the river. But there's something in the water: the largest ship graveyard in North America.
How'd it get there? Well, in the final years of World War I, the Allies found themselves short on sea-power: German submarines had taken a heavy toll. With ample timber reserves, Americans hit on a plan to make up the losses by building hundreds of wooden steamships. The U.S. government doled out contracts, and a building frenzy ensued.
... For the entire blog, seehttps://www.tpl.org/blog/ghost-fleet-of-mallows-bay? utm_source=nov_enews&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=enews&utm_content=gho st
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