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195 views17 January 1974, USS Joseph P. Kennedy Jr DD850 is towed to Fall River, MA to become the first Destroyer type ship in the world to be preserved as a memorial. Thousands of visitors have toured this Vietnam era Veteran since then that represents the NAVY of that era, the Tin Can Navy, and the sailors that served on them.Jan 16, 2019
Being moved into Battleship Cove as a memorial 17 January 1974.169 viewsJan 16, 2019
144 viewsThe destroyer USS Joseph P. Kennedy (DD 850), sends a boarding party over to the freighter Marucla during the Cuban Missile Crisis, Oct. 26, 1962. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command photoOct 25, 2018
143 viewsJul 25, 2018
157 viewsLaunching at Fore River Shipyard on July 26, 1945.Jul 25, 2018
June 1969 in Narragansett Bay.150 viewsJul 02, 2018
USS Richmond K. Turner (CG-20) and behind her with the yellow crane is the USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr (DD-850). Early 1972 at Pier 2 in Newport, RI prior to decommissioning.153 viewsJul 02, 2018
In Chicago in July 1959 for the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway. She is tied up by the Merchandise Mart which was and is owned by the Kennedy family.152 viewsApr 02, 2018
155 viewsEntering Chicago in July 1959.Apr 01, 2018
203 viewsJan 16, 2018
229 viewsCommissioned December 15 1945.Dec 14, 2017
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