Sunday, April 10, 2011

The Florida Keys News Bureau

In this image released by the Florida Keys News Bureau April 9, 2011 shows the 72-year-old Western Union sails off Key West, Florida, April 9, 2011, following ceremonies that marked the completion of a $1.25 million, three-year refurbishment program. Built and launched in Key West in 1939, the 130-foot-long schooner is believed to be the world's only surviving sailing telegraph cable ship according to maritime historians. It now offers sailing excursions for Florida Keys visitors.

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