I hadnt heard about this project

I rarely send around this kind of stuff, but this seemed pretty cool, and apparently it’s a true story…

USS New York



It was built with 24 tons of scrap steel from the World Trade Center .


It is the fifth in a new class of warship – designed for missions that include special operations against terrorists. It will carry a crew of 360 sailors and 700 combat-ready Marines to be delivered ashore by helicopters and assault craft. 


Steel from the World Trade Center was melted down in a foundry in Amite , LA
to cast the ship ‘ s bow section. When it was poured into the molds on Sept 9, 2003, ‘ those big rough steelworkers treated it with total reverence, ‘ recalled Navy Capt. Kevin Wensing, who was there. ‘ It was a spiritual moment for everybody there. ‘

Junior Chavers, foundry operations manager, said that when the trade center steel first arrived, he touched it with his hand and the ‘ hair on my neck stood up. ‘ ‘ It had a big meaning to it for all of us, ‘ he said. ‘ They knocked us down. They can’t keep us down.. We’re going to be back. ‘

The ship ‘ s motto? ‘ Never Forget ‘



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Be the first to know when

the game releases!

Plus, receive special insider, behind the scenes, sneak peeks and interviews as the game is being made. Don’t worry. We will not spam you, and we will not flood your box with too many emails.
 — Ken Williams

Credits     |     Video produced by: Rock Steady Media     |     Teletype photo: Arnold Reinhold     |     PDP-11 photo: Trammell Hudson