by Gerry Mak in New Trends on Wednesday 6 February 2008

No one should be surprised that the US Navy has used some of the steel from the World Trade Center to build a new state-of-the-art battle ship, but still — WTF? Hurricane Katrina delayed the construction of the USS New York in 2005, but when the 684-foot amphibious assault ship is completed, it will have a crew of 360 sailors and hold 700 combat-ready marines. The ship’s motto: ‘Never Forget’. [read about the nautical cushions of Reiter8]