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Vandenberg Sinking 6 miles south of Key West, FL - May 27, 2009. Approx 10:30 am
At long last! Some footage I put together from sinkthevandneberg and fox news. I tried to keep it fairly short and to the point, also to reduce the file size.
...26: The USS Vandenberg is towed out of Key West harbor in preparation for its sinking Wednesday to form an artificial reef. KEY WEST, Fla. A ship last used by the U.S. Air Force to track missiles and spacecraft became the world's second-largest intentionally...
...sold at public auction. And Wednesday morning, it could all be over in less than four minutes. That's when the USS Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg is scheduled to be scuttled seven miles off Key West -- and that's how long it's estimated for the 522-foot former military...
A discusion at the BOTTLECAP LOUNGE about the sinking of the USS Vandenberg to create an artificial reef near Key West, Florida. Video: Joseph Krygier 2009
...zone surrounding the vessel from the time it leaves port until it's safely on the bottom. The “Vandenberg” is behind the “USS Mohawk” at the East Quay Wall in Truman Annex Harbor. Once the ship leaves the dock, boaters must stay 500 yards away from the vessel....
Naples Daily News
The USS General Hoyt Vandenberg, a ship that once defended the US against missile attacks, is being prepared for its final resting place under the sea. See more DoD videos at dodvclips.mil
The old military missile tracking ship -- USS General Hoyt S. Vandenberg -- arrived under tow in Key West, Florida April 22 following an 1100 mile voyage from Norfolk, Virginia. See more DoD videos at dodvclips.mil
The Vandenberg arrived in Key West on April 22nd 2009. Keys Websites provided exclusive live coverage and web broadcast. Scheduled for scuttling in May as a dive and snorkeling attraction, the Vandenberg is already generating international buzz.
The USS Vandenberg was originally names the HARRY TAYLOR and it served the country in World War II. Watch the early history of this storied ship... THE FORREST GUMP OF SHIPS!
...KEY WEST -- The final voyage of the USS Hoyt S. Vandenberg -- a former missile-tracking ship that also brought World War II soldiers home from France -- will be either to the ocean's floor off Key West as an artificial reef or to a scrap yard. ''The Vandenberg's...
Stevens Institute ocean engineers sink a scale model of the USS Vandenberg at Davidson Lab
Stevens Institute of Technology's Center for Maritime Systems test-sinks a scale model of the USS Vandenberg, preparing to sink the real vessel off the Florida Keys in May 2008.
From December 14th 2006 The rocket was carrying a Classified National Reconnaissance Office payload. NROL-21 I took this video from a camera phone from less than 1 mi from the launch site. Pretty cool actually. SO they were putting a spy satellite up to watch us :( **UPDATE** 2/23/08 This satellite was destroyed February 21, 2008 by an SM-3 missile fired from the warship USS Lake Erie.
...chastening days underscores perhaps the real long-term cost of the tragic misadventure in Iraq: There was, in short, no "Vandenberg Moment." Not long after the USS Arizona slipped beneath the oil-slicked waves, the Senate's most ardent isolationist, the Michigan...
U.S. News & World Report
1) (poor quality) At Charleston SC, USS George Washington is first Polaris sub, with 16 missiles, prepares for its first operational mission 2) Discoverer 17 satellite launched from Vandenberg, capsule snatched from sky by Flying Boxcar 3) Edwards AFB in California - X-15 dropped from B-52 at 40000 ft., pilot Scott Crossfield, skid landing. ... Polaris sub Edwards AFB B52