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Jason_Zombolt
Jason_Zombolt

Why no Museum ship? Why India?

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rkraptor70

Well they tired. But there was not enough interested rich people to fund it. And the Navy has all of its funding committed.

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Cpt.Dann
Cpt.Dann

In Capitalism, history only important if it can make money.

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INS Vikrant (R11) the first carrier of the Indian Navy and the only surviving WWII era British Aircraft carrier was finally sold for scarping by the Indian Navy after a 18 year long attempt to preserve it as a museum.

She likely the oldest military ship to scrapped, being almost 71 years old by the time of her scraping.

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