USS Oriskany was sunk today

The USS Oriskany was sunk today to create the largest man made reef. News footage and pictures can be seen here.

USS Oriskany

The ship is named after the Revolutionary War battle that was fought in the Village of Oriskany.

I was born and raised in Oriskany. The anchor is in the center of town in a park named after my grandfather and his four brothers (Trinkaus Park).

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