Bay City Ship to Become Chicago Preserve

dweller - September 8, 2008

The 100-foot USS Dexter, built in 1925 as a rum-runner patrol boat, will be scuttled off Chicago to become an underwater diver's site this fall. The photo shows the Dexter being launched at Defoe Shipbuilders in Bay City, Michigan. Among other things, she created an international incident with Canada in 1929.  Newspaper story here...