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Battleship Cove Naval Museum
Fall River, Massachusetts
 
The display of artifacts from the U.S.S. Swanson
is in the Destroyermen's Museum at Fall River.
Below are photos of Battleship Cove.

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View from shore of USS Kennedy (left) with USS Massachusetts in background.


 

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View as one approaches the display of the USS Kennedy and various naval aviation displays.

 

 

 

 


  The Destroyermen's Museum

Destroyermen's Museum displays is located aboard the USS Joseph Kennedy.
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Wall chart on left shows evolution of Destroyers
including the Bensen-Livermore class of ship.
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The display includes many scenes aboard destroyers in wartime.
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Displays include Korea and Vietnam eras. The  dedication ceremony
for the U.S.S. Swanson display was held in this room.

Combat Information Center
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Bridge on the USS Kennedy.
Bridge and Combat Information Center are closed
and must be viewed through plexiglas.

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Display includes a Russian torpedo patrol boat
and a US submarine moored together.
 
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Looking from bow of USS Massachusetts back toward USS Kennedy.
 
Link to the Museum's Web Site

 


 
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