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Check Out 10 US Destroyers Around The Country That Are Upheld As Museums

From the USS Stewart in Galveston, TX, commissioned in 1943, or the USS Cassin in Boston, MA, Young, reactivated during the Koran War, make those museums part of your future travels.

USS Cassin Young | DVIDS ~ "USS Edson

The USS Edson is a Forrest Sherman-class destroyer built in Maine in 1958. She took part in the Vietnam War and took fire from the North Vietnamese and the US Air Force (friendly fire).

She was decommissioned in 1988 and became a museum ship at the Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum in New York before returning to the Navy in 2004. In 2012, she once again became a museum and is open to the public.

  • Class: Forrest Sherman-class

  • Location: Bay City, Michigan

USS Cassin Young

The USS Cassin Young is another of the venerable Fletcher-class destroyers still preserved. She was built in San Pedro, California, and served at the Battle of Leyte Gulf and the Battle of Okinawa.

She was reactivated for the Korean War and remained in service until being decommissioned in 1960.

  • Class: Fletcher-class

  • Location: Boston Navy Yard, Massachusetts

USS Stewart

The USS Stewart is another preserved destroyer escort (she and the USS Slater are the only two to be preserved in the United States).

She is an Edsall-class destroyer escort and was named after the Read Admiral who commanded the USS Constitution in the War of 1812 (visitors can tour the USS Constitution - still in the Navy).

  • Class: Edsall-class

  • Location: Galveston, Texas." ~

Please click the link below for a list of 10 Destroyer Museums in The US.

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