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Nov 11, 2011
Sweet Tales of Men at Sea - Happy Veterans Day
In honor of Veterans Day a dose of rare history!
Commissioned in 1945 at a cost of
around one million dollars "The Ice Cream Ship. It was the US Navy's 'Ice Cream Barge' the
world's first floating ice cream parlor. It's sole responsibility was
to produce ice cream for US sailors in the Pacific region. The barge
crew pumped out around 1,500 gallons every hour!"