STURGIS sits in the James River Reserve Fleet
The STURGIS, a former World War II Liberty Ship, was converted into the first floating nuclear power plant in the 1960s sits idle in the James River Reserve Fleet at Joint Base Langley Eustis, Virginia; where it has been stored and maintained since 1978. The Baltimore District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will tow the STURGIS barge 1,750 miles to Galveston, Texas for decommissioning

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