Glimpse of History: Hackensack's lonely submarine

HACKENSACK — The U.S.S. Ling is shown berthed on the Hackensack River in Hackensack in this photo from the 1970s.

According to a June 2017 article in The New York Times, The 312-foot submarine was offered by the U.S. Navy to a group of local veterans as part of a planned museum, but the project fell through when it conflicted with the development of luxury condominiums.

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Today, damaged by Hurricane Sandy in 2012 and with the river shallower than when the sub was towed into position, the Ling rests on the bottom and no money …read more

Source: Bergen

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