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UPDATED: 14:09, May 18, 2006
Retired aircraft carrier turned into reef
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Oriskany, a retired aircraft carrier of U.S. Navy is being sunk in the sea near Pensacola, Florida on Wednesday. Oriskany, 270 meters long and 32,000 tons in weight, retired in 1976. As the biggest vessel destroyed artificially in the U.S., it will be turned into a reef for divers and fisherman.

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Oriskany, a retired aircraft carrier of U.S. Navy sinks in the sea near Pensacola, Florida on Wednesday. Oriskany, 270 meters long and 32,000 tons in weight, retired in 1976. As the biggest vessel destroyed artificially in the U.S., it will be turned into a reef for divers and fisherman.

Photo:<!--###IMAGE_BRIEF###-->
Oriskany, a retired aircraft carrier of U.S. Navy sinks in the sea near Pensacola, Florida on Wednesday. Oriskany, 270 meters long and 32,000 tons in weight, retired in 1976. As the biggest vessel destroyed artificially in the U.S., it will be turned into a reef for divers and fisherman.

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