Final Voyage – S/S Independence

S/S Independence
Photo by dollar_bill

Telstar Logistics provides details on this historic day:

This is a”view of a newly vacant pier 70 shipyard, now that the Oceanic Independence has left to meet her doom.”

The 1950s-era ocean liner has been towed away. Where’d it go? We fear she’s en route to India, where she may be broken up for scrap. (There’s a lively debate about this taking place in the comments to our previous post on the Independence.)

Jonathan Haeber reports that “SS Independence will be towed away to the breaker beaches of Alang, India. According to two to three sources, the boat has not only been sold by Norwegian Cruise Lines, but she’s also going to leaving the U.S. this coming Thursday.” Continue Reading..

Also be sure to catch Telstar’s previous post: Exploring the Ghost Ship SS Independence