Once the pride of a president, ship now decaying


Steel-hulled and built to look like a mini-Titanic, the 240-foot Williamsburg started out in the early 1930s as the Aras, a private yacht. She became a patrol gunboat during World War II. But it was as President Harry S. Truman’s yacht that she gained acclaim as his "seagoing White House." NBC’s Jim Maceda reports.

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