The destroyer of the Fletcher-class USS Kidd (DD661) was active druing the Second World War, on North-Atlantic convoys as well as in the Pacific, where she was involved in many heavy fights. On 11 April 1945, she was hit by a kamikaze-plane near Okinawa and 38 crewmembers were killed.
She was also active during the Korea War. Because she stayed almost original since the Second World War, it was decided in 1964 that she became a museumship and also a memorial for the Second World War.
For current visiting hours, please visit the website of the museum.
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