Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum, Bay City
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I'm glad that they saw fit to preserve this fine fighting ship for folks to visit. It was a self-guiding tour on board the destroyer, and our family were the only ones on the ship at the time. We rang... read more »
The USS Edson is a perfect example of a navy destroyer active during the middle of the 20th century. It was also featured in the Twilight Zone episode, "The Thirty Fathom Grave", in the 1960s. It is a... read more »
The self tour is very easy to do. Some ship's ladders and low doorways but in general very good access, better than it was in the day. Good access to boilers and turbines; quarters, firming computer, ... read more »
We stopped by the U.S.S. Edson display in the Saginaw River during the Tall Ship Celebration 2016 weekend. We were on the way to visit the Saginaw River Rear Range Light and our shuttle bus stopped at the ship so we visited the ship on the way. It looks nice sitting in the river, and looks good even when it still needs some renovations. I thought it was very cute that their little landing craft on display was called "Ed's Son"😁
I haven't had a chance to go on the ship yet but even from the shore it's a magnificent piece of history.
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