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Neighbors: Local tales of the USS Ticonderoga

Published 07/20/2013, INFORUM

The aircraft carrier USS Ticonderoga had a proud record. She fought in World War II and the Vietnam War, and she won many honors. But in 1972 the Tico, as her crewmen called her, was given a new and extremely challenging assignment: being the prime recovery ship for the mooncraft Apollo 16.

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