USS Edson

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Our parents learned that a U.S. Naval Destroyer was anchored in Bay City, and they invited us to meet them for a tour.

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The Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum arranged for the decommissioned USS Edson to be permanently moored near Saginaw Bay.

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Rebecca noticed a windshield wiper on the turret window:)

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Torpedo tubes!

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A machine gun post.

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Did you spot the spelling errors?

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“Danger Live Ammunition”

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Papa served aboard the Naval Aircraft Carrier USS Randolph, so he shared his naval knowledge with us landlubbers as we toured:)

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View from the Pilot House.

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Huge anchor!

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Oops…this blogpost will capsize if I add any more photos. The rest of my USS Edson pics must wait until tomorrow.



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