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Brownsville Company Awarded Contract to Scrap Aircraft Carrier

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Posted: Oct 22, 2013 10:05 PM

BROWNSVILLE - The U.S Navy on Tuesday announced that All Star Metals LLC will get a federal contract to dismantle the USS Forrestal in Brownville.

The aircraft carrier was originally commissioned in 1955.

The contract for work at the Port of Brownsville is the first of three task orders to be awarded for the dismantling of the United States Navy aircraft carriers the Forrestal (AVT 59), the Saratoga (CV 60), and the Constellation (CV64), according to information from Congressman Filemon Vela's office.

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