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Presidential Yacht Docks in New London



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    A historic presidential yacht is docked in New London.

    The U.S.S. Sequoia is a 104-foot classic wooden, fantail motor yacht.

    It was built in 1926 from mahogany, teak and yellow pine.

    It served eight sitting U.S. presidents from Herbert Hoover through Gerald Ford.

    The boat is on a barge on its way to Maine for restoration.

    It is riding out the storm on City Pier until Friday night or Saturday morning.

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