Historic warship in Philadelphia for sale

    THe AP reports that a historic warship in Philadelphia is looking for a new owner:

    The USS Olympia, a one-of-a-kind steel cruiser from the Spanish-American War, needs an estimated $10 million to $20 million in restorations. The Independence Seaport Museum said Monday that it’s looking for someone to take ownership of the National Historic Landmark.

    The museum posted a transfer application Monday on its website. It’s looking for a state, city or charitable organization that will assume ownership of the Olympia. The museum is holding a summit at the end of March for potential buyers and hopes to have the transfer completed by November 2012.

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