Warship on Last Mission
Sunk with blast. Destroyer becomes artificial reef in St. Lawrence
by ALLISON HANES
The Montreal Gazette, July 23, 2003
"We've talked to many veterans who have served on these ships and
their first reaction when we say we're going to sink it is always, 'Oh no!' " Dey said.
"But then you look at the alternative, which is turn it in to razor blades or scrap
metal. We talk about it as serving a final mission and then they become very enthused that
the ship will remain intact and carry on."
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