"We must be ready to dare all for our country. For history does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid. We must acquire proficiency in defense and display stamina in purpose." - President Eisenhower, First Inaugural Address
The Coast Guard says testing will take 48 hours.
Officials want to verify the ship can make good on its promise of sucking up as much as 21 million gallons of oil-fouled water per day.