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USS Edson (DD-946)

Bay City, Michigan
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Come experience a piece of history at the USS Edson, located at Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum. This magnificent ship served in the United States Navy for over three decades and is now open for public tours.

As you step aboard the USS Edson, you will be transported back in time to the Cold War era. This Forrest Sherman-class destroyer played a crucial role in several major events, including the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Vietnam War. Explore its decks and get an up-close look at its powerful weapons systems, living quarters, and engine room.

But it's not just about history on this ship. The USS Edson also offers stunning views of Saginaw Bay and beyond. Take a stroll on the deck and imagine yourself as one of the brave sailors who once called this ship home.

The USS Edson is not just a static museum piece; it comes alive with interactive exhibits and knowledgeable tour guides who will share fascinating facts about its service. Did you know that it was named after Major General Merritt "Red Mike" Edson, a decorated Marine Corps officer?

Don't miss your chance to visit this iconic naval ship at Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum. Book your tour today and witness firsthand the bravery, strength, and determination of those who have served on the USS Edson.

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Bay City, Michigan
Lat: 43.61, Long: -83.8
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