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All Aboard the USS Barry

July 5, 2013

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The USS Barry is moored at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., and the perfect place to finish off a visit to the US Navy Museum next door. Measuring over 420 feet long, it took us a good half hour to take a self-guided tour of the vessel.  Named after the Revolutionary War naval hero, Commodore John Barry, the former Destroyer began her new career as a Display Ship in 1984 , and is also used for training and ceremonial purposes. Just as a word […]

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