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166 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
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Being moved into Battleship Cove as a memorial 17 January 1974.145 viewsJan 16, 2019
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124 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
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123 viewsJul 25, 2018
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141 viewsLaunching at Fore River Shipyard on July 26, 1945.Jul 25, 2018
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June 1969 in Narragansett Bay.132 viewsJul 02, 2018
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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.132 viewsJul 02, 2018
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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.135 viewsApr 02, 2018
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136 viewsEntering Chicago in July 1959.Apr 01, 2018
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178 viewsJan 16, 2018
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208 viewsCommissioned December 15 1945.Dec 14, 2017
       
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