Title

The Navy is offering the decommissioned USS John F. Kennedy to be used as a floa

Authors

Jason Stevenson

Source

Portland Monthly

Date

2-2010

Additional Date Information

Feb-Mar 2010

Pages

31-35

Abstract

The Navy is offering the decommissioned USS John F. Kennedy to be used as a floating museum and memorial, and Portland might become its new home. The aircraft carrier is presently berthed near Philadelphia and is 50 feet longer than the Maine State Pier. Millions of dollars would need to be raised to acquire and maintain the ship. With details on the competition and views of Maine's gubernatorial candidates on bringing the JFK to Portland.

Subjects

USS John F Kennedy

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