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A MAN IN HIS ELEMENT--DWIGHT ABOARD THE INTREPID
New York Trip--Day 12
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This is the day that Dwight has been waiting for this entire trip.......
He brouses at one of the military memorabilia shops in the area...........
And down the street is our destination--that "building" at the end of the street is really a "floating city"--the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Intrepid..............
The approach is vast--along the way is a very interesting fragment from the Berlin Wall..........
We visited the Intrepid years ago, but it has since been restored and the exhibits in the museum have been revamped.........
The submarine "The Growler" is docked nearby...........
In case you wondered what ever happened to "The Concord".............
I really have come to enjoy all this military history, but I do need Dwight as a guide.............
And into the museum...............
How'd you like to climb these steps to get to work?.........

Don't know what they needed a bell for, but as you can see, the ship was commissioned in the nick …