After 11 years and $1.5 million, there is no hope for Water Witch at Naval Museum

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Well it is fenced in with several Civil War cannons, and by keeping the gate locked they can keep people from seeing the cannons
 

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Still though there are organizations such as Habitat for Humanity that might be willing to participate on such a project. Whomever it was that first approached with the idea for the museum WW addition used a good sales tactic. I would look him up for drumming support in the local community. If they fix the errors begun with they might have ample space to exhibit artifacts.
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Perhaps they should run a Waterwitch P.S.A. similar for the Tank Museum's new ad:

"Will you be an angel for a hopeless tank?"

 

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Even if it is a recreation of a ship, I'd like to see it remain if financially possible as it gives people an idea of what a Civil War ship looked like. The CSS Neuse II in Kinston, N.C. is a good example of a recreation.
 

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At least put up a tall protective fence so people driving by on the road do not have to the the poor Water Witch slowly turn to rubble?
 


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