Thursday, June 23, 2011

Scott Franciscan's Photos of Abandoned U.S. Warships

3rd NW Quadrant: The Approval Matrix

From Scott Haefner

Getting inside the ships was usually not straightforward, and sometimes impossible. MARAD locks them down tight, but there are so many possible entrances that persistence often paid off. One of the first orders of business each trip was finding a place to sleep. The ships are often stinky from mold, mildew, PCBs, and decay, so a room with windows that opened was preferable. We typically slept in the captain’s room where we found comfy couches, convertible beds, lots of space, and plenty of light during the daytime...

(Photos courtesy of Scott Haefner)

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