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Battle of the Kegs, Revisited

turtle-2007.jpgIn case you missed it when Andrew Steinitz (our resident Nostradamus) posted it back in December, feast your eyes on his entry The Battle of the Kegs for some historical perspective on the weird homemade submarine found floating off the coast of Red Hook, Brooklyn last week.

From The New York Times:

The man, Duke Riley, a heavily tattooed Brooklyn artist whose waterborne performance projects around New York have frequently landed him in trouble with the authorities, spent the last five months building the vessel as a rough replica of what is believed to have been America's first submarine, an oak sphere called the Turtle, said to have seen action in New York Harbor during the Revolutionary War.

The Battle of the Kegs (Andrew Steinitz)
An Artist and His Sub Surrender in Brooklyn (New York Times)


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