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Historic USS Olympia Will Spend At Least One More Summer Docked At Penn’s Landing

The oldest steel warship still afloat is open for visitors, but showing signs of wear and tear under the water line. That, paired with a changing mission for its current caretaker, prompted the search for a new one.

04/23/2011

USS Olympia (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Summit Seeks New Home For USS Olympia

The summit drew a TV crew from, of all places, the Ukraine, evidence of the ship’s storied past.

03/30/2011

(Photos by Hadas Kuznits, KYW Newsradio)

USCG Tall Ship Arrives In Philadelphia For 75th Anniversary Tour

The US Coast Guard cutter barque “Eagle” arrived at Penn’s Landing this morning on the first stop of its 75th-anniversary tour across the Atlantic.

03/18/2011

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Museum To Host Summit For USS Olympia Suitors

We told you yesterday that a West Coast group wants to make a bid for the USS Olympia, the nearly 120-year-old cruiser now at Penn’s Landing, and they’ll get their chance this spring.

01/20/2011

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USS Olympia Has Suitor On West Coast

The USS Olympia, berthed at Penn’s Landing, has a new suitor a continent away, but the venerable warship needs money whether it’s to stay or go.

01/19/2011

(The USS Olympia in its current berth, as seen from Camden, NJ.  File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

USS Olympia Will Remain Open Following Interim Repairs

The Independence Seaport Museum, which owns Admiral George Dewey’s flagship, has announced that enough money has been raised for basic repairs for the historic war ship.

11/18/2010

Celebration at Penns Landing Saturday for Pa. Coast Day

The Delaware River along Penn’s Landing will be alive with activity on Saturday.

09/10/2010

Spanish-American Warship USS Olympia Needs Repairs

This may be the last summer the public can visit the historic warship Olympia at Penn’s Landing, as officials decide the ship’s future.

08/12/2010

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