Her wartime crew had held annual reunions
since 1945 and lobbied to save their ship as a memorial. They raised
enough money to bring Big Mamie to Fall River in June 1965. She was
opened to the public two months later. Now the centerpiece of Fall
River's revitalized waterfront and one of the five National Historic
Landmark ships at Battleship Cove.
USS Joseph P. Kennedy DD-850
Moored alongside the USS Massachusetts. Interior open to visitors. The ship contains the Admiral Arleigh Burke National Destroyermen Museum
USS Lionfish SS-298
Moored alongside the USS Joseph P. Kennedy. Interior open to visitors.
Landing craft displayed outdoors
PT Boat Museum
The PT Boat Museum encompasses two areas of Battleship Cove. On shore is a Quonset hut displaying PT-796 and PT-617 plus other artifacts. Aboard USS Massachusetts BB-59 is a display of over 4,000 square feet are devoted to the forty-five Motor Torpedo Boat Squadrons (MTBS) during World War II
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