Battleship Cove

Battleship Cove is a nonprofit maritime museum and war memorial in Fall River, Massachusetts.wikipedia
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Fall River, Massachusetts

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Battleship Cove is a nonprofit maritime museum and war memorial in Fall River, Massachusetts.
Fall River is known for the Lizzie Borden case, Portuguese culture, its numerous 19th-century textile mills and Battleship Cove, the world's largest collection of World War II naval vessels and the home of the.

Fall River Heritage State Park

Heritage Park
It is located at the heart of the waterfront at the confluence of the Taunton River and Mount Hope Bay and lies partially beneath the Braga Bridge and adjacent to Fall River Heritage State Park.
The state park encompasses 14 acre beside the Charles M. Braga Jr. Memorial Bridge on Battleship Cove, home of the World War II battleship USS Massachusetts. The park is managed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation.

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Her keel was laid down 20 July 1939 at the Fore River Shipyard of Quincy, Massachusetts.
Amongst these were the aircraft carrier ; the battleships, now preserved as a museum ship at Battleship Cove in Massachusetts, and ; and, the world's last all-gun heavy warship, which is still preserved at Fore River as the main exhibit of the United States Naval Shipbuilding Museum.

Taunton River

It is located at the heart of the waterfront at the confluence of the Taunton River and Mount Hope Bay and lies partially beneath the Braga Bridge and adjacent to Fall River Heritage State Park.
Battleship Cove, the world's largest museum of warships, is located on the Fall River side of the river at its confluence with Mount Hope Bay, beneath the Braga Bridge.

Charles M. Braga Jr. Memorial Bridge

Braga Bridge
It is located at the heart of the waterfront at the confluence of the Taunton River and Mount Hope Bay and lies partially beneath the Braga Bridge and adjacent to Fall River Heritage State Park.
The bridge itself is now seen as one of the icons of the city, often shown in the background of photographs of Battleship Cove and other views from across the Taunton River often include the bridge, given its central location in the geography of the city.

Mount Hope Bay

It is located at the heart of the waterfront at the confluence of the Taunton River and Mount Hope Bay and lies partially beneath the Braga Bridge and adjacent to Fall River Heritage State Park.
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Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters

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The site also contains the historic 1920 Lincoln Park Carousel made by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company, PTC #54, originally located at Lincoln Park in nearby North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, restored by local vocational high school students and installed in a new pavilion in the early 1990s.

North American T-28 Trojan

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The year 1984 included the addition of a North American T-28 Trojan.
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Battleship

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The largest vessel in the Battleship Cove fleet, the battleship USS Massachusetts (BB-59) is the centerpiece of the collection.
Massachusetts, which has the distinction of never having lost a man during service, is on display at the Battleship Cove naval museum in Fall River, Massachusetts.

Joseph P. Kennedy Jr.

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The ship was named after Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., a naval aviator, son of the former Ambassador to Britain Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. and older brother of future President John F. Kennedy.
It is now a floating museum in Battleship Cove, Fall River, Massachusetts.

Motor Torpedo Boat PT 796

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The year 1975 marked the arrival of PT boat PT-796, joined in 1984 by PT-617, forming the only pair of restored PT boats on display in the world.
She is part of the collection of the PT Boat Museum, which itself is part of the Battleship Cove museum in Fall River, Massachusetts.

Fore River Shipyard

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Her keel was laid down 20 July 1939 at the Fore River Shipyard of Quincy, Massachusetts.
As the yard was expanded over the years, it built battleships such as,, and the preserved, itself moored in Battleship Cove.

Battleship Cove station

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Battleship Cove (MBTA station)
It is planned to be the southern terminus of the South Coast Rail project's Fall River branch and will be located next to Battleship Cove.

Motor Torpedo Boat PT 617

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The year 1975 marked the arrival of PT boat PT-796, joined in 1984 by PT-617, forming the only pair of restored PT boats on display in the world.

National Museum of the United States Navy

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Battleship Cove is a nonprofit maritime museum and war memorial in Fall River, Massachusetts.

World War II

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Featuring the world's largest collection of World War II naval vessels, it is home to the highly decorated battleship.

Ship breaking

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The memorial traces its origins to the wartime crew of Massachusetts, who fought to save it from being broken up and ensure its preservation as a museum ship.

Museum ship

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The memorial traces its origins to the wartime crew of Massachusetts, who fought to save it from being broken up and ensure its preservation as a museum ship.

Lincoln Park (Dartmouth, Massachusetts)

Lincoln Park
The site also contains the historic 1920 Lincoln Park Carousel made by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company, PTC #54, originally located at Lincoln Park in nearby North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, restored by local vocational high school students and installed in a new pavilion in the early 1990s.

Dartmouth, Massachusetts

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The site also contains the historic 1920 Lincoln Park Carousel made by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company, PTC #54, originally located at Lincoln Park in nearby North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, restored by local vocational high school students and installed in a new pavilion in the early 1990s.

Fairground organ

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A Band Organ provides the carousel's music.

Wurlitzer

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The type of organ is unknown, but it plays Wurlitzer 150 rolls.

Attack submarine

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In 1972, a World War II-era attack submarine, joined the battleship for public display.