Battleship Cove (Images of America) by James A. Gay

By James A. Gay

situated at the waterfront in historical Fall River, Massachusetts, Battleship Cove, a nonprofit maritime museum and struggle memorial, is domestic to the biggest and such a lot assorted number of preserved US army ships on the planet. it's the commonwealth's legit memorial for the occasions of September eleven, 2001, and the reliable veterans' memorial for global warfare II and the Korean, Vietnam, and Persian Gulf Wars. starting with the outlet of the battleship USS Massachusetts in 1965, the "Fall River army" has endured to develop. The vessels contain the submarine Lionfish, destroyer Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., and PT boats 617 and 796. Having hosted approximately six million viewers from around the globe, Battleship Cove is likely one of the most well-liked sights in southeastern Massachusetts. It now stands on the threshold of a brand new period in its objectives to modernize for the twenty first century.

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