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Texas A&M University at Galveston Training Ship
by Jim Guidry
Thursday, February 16, 2012

The TV KINGS POINTER has arrived at Texas A&M University at Galveston to become the new training ship.  The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and the U.S. Department of Transportation announced  in a news release on December 15 that the ship was to be transferred.  Release

These photos show the vessel moored next to the larger SS CAPE GIBSON at the TAMUG dock.

Texas A&M officials say that an official announcement of the ship will be made when the vessel is fully deployed as a training ship for the Texas Maritime Academy.

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