World War II

MUCH-NEEDED TLC FOR MIRED SUB

THE USS HAS BEEN STUCK in the Hackensack River’s mud for years, damaged by Hurricane Sandy in 2012 and flooded when vandals opened its hatches in 2018. The -class sub was essentially abandoned when its caretaker, the New Jersey Naval Museum, closed in 2013 to make way for riverside development.

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