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F.D.R.'s "Floating White House"
 
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History after F.D.R.
After FDR’s death in April 1945, the Potomac began a long and ignominious decline from her former role in world affairs. After many adventures and many owners – including Elvis Presley who donated the ship to St. Judes Childrens Hospital – The ship was seized in 1980 in San Francisco by U.S. Customs for her role as a front for drug smugglers. Towed to Treasure Island, the proud vessel’s hull was pierced one night and she sank.
   
 

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