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Intrepid Museum open againNov 21 2008

Hey, the USS Intrepid, an aircraft carrier and museum, is back in her old spot on the west side of Manhattan. The Intrepid somewhat famously didn't want to leave her berth in 2006 for refurbishment in New Jersey.

The USS Intrepid stubbornly remains in itsNov 08 2006

The USS Intrepid stubbornly remains in its Manhattan berth at Pier 86, stuck in the mud, four tugboats unable to pull it free. "The hulking Intrepid, which survived five kamikaze attacks in World War II, looked like a mule resisting the force of several farmhands."

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