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Can This Floating Landmark From St. Louis' Riverfront Be Saved? | St. Louis Public Radio

Can This Floating Landmark From St. Louis' Riverfront Be Saved? | St. Louis Public Radio

CSS Neuse. The Civil War ironclad is getting a new home after being abandoned for the past 150 years

CSS Neuse. The Civil War ironclad is getting a new home after being abandoned for the past 150 years

The San Pedro Fire Museum features Old Fire Boat No. 2, the longest serving piece of apparatus in the city’s history at 77 years.  Originally named Los Angeles City No. 2, she was built in 1925 at the Los Angeles Shipbuilding and Drydock Corp. (Todd Shipyard) in San Pedro. Launched October 20, 1925, the $214,000 fireboat went to sea with a crew of 14 officers and firefighters. She was later renamed the Ralph J. Scott, in honor of the city’s most innovative Chief engineer during the early…

The San Pedro Fire Museum features Old Fire Boat No. 2, the longest serving piece of apparatus in the city’s history at 77 years. Originally named Los Angeles City No. 2, she was built in 1925 at the Los Angeles Shipbuilding and Drydock Corp. (Todd Shipyard) in San Pedro. Launched October 20, 1925, the $214,000 fireboat went to sea with a crew of 14 officers and firefighters. She was later renamed the Ralph J. Scott, in honor of the city’s most innovative Chief engineer during the early…

This is the USS Olympia, Admiral Dewey's flagship from the Spanish American war. It was from here that Dewey said, "You may fire when ready, Gridley!" The ship is a museum but needs millions in refit and now the owners and US Navy are thinking of scuttling it out in the Atlantic. This would be a huge tragedy!

This is the USS Olympia, Admiral Dewey's flagship from the Spanish American war. It was from here that Dewey said, "You may fire when ready, Gridley!" The ship is a museum but needs millions in refit and now the owners and US Navy are thinking of scuttling it out in the Atlantic. This would be a huge tragedy!

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