Osama bin Laden's body was taken out to sea and dumped in the North Arabian Sea from the deck of the USS Carl Vinson (pictured below) ... officials have confirmed.
The Pentagon claims bin Laden's body went through traditional Islamic procedures before it was sent down to Davy Jones' locker -- procedures which included a washing of the corpse.
Osama bin Laden's Last Voyage
5/2/2011 9:05 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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