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Reviewed 1 week ago

My dad served on the DD220 which was a very similar vessel. It was most interesting to see how he lived for the three years on such a small area. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and patient with all my many questions

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank TomandMaryAnn
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We walked around this Destroyer with not much idea as to the conditions of the sailors, well, we were surprised as to how cramped it was. The information boards were very good and we could picture many scenes that were explained, you felt you were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank devonroamer
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Nice experience to be on a battleship full of history. Worth the 1 hour visit both on Uss Constitution and on the destroyer

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vitaly P
Reviewed 4 November 2018

The USS Cassin Young was right next to the USS Constitution, so we wanted to see it too. Free to board and view the upper level only. They had a 45 minute tour of the lower decks but we didn't have the time to do...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FrannieM7
Reviewed 4 November 2018

The USS Cassin Young is in the Charlestown Naval Shipyard and was an active ship during World War II. It has been preserved and docked as a monument to the brave young sailors who served on this ship. It is well preserved and the tour...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank geotech522
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

A great way to see the destroyer and walk around .. we missed the tour but still great to walk around .. a definite must

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AnthonyJ122
Reviewed 29 September 2018

What an authentic way to experience being on a Navy ship. The shipmates were very informative and you really got a feel for what it was like to live and work on board the Cassin.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TriangleFoodTours
Reviewed 20 September 2018

The USS Casin Young served in the Pacific and survived two kamikaze attacks. It's free to visit, you can wander around her deck and parts of her interior. It doesn't take long because she's not huge but it is worth while.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nicky T
Reviewed 18 September 2018

After I took the ranger guided tour, I heard the announcement another guided tour was starting. I took that too! It was done by a volunteer. They were both great! So much information that you can't find just by looking. If you are interested in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank my2cents88
Reviewed 9 September 2018

My wife and I visited during a week-long trip to Boston in early July. We had come on the USS Constitution cruise (which is a harbor cruise that takes you to the USS Constitution, not a cruise ON the USS Constitution) and walked around on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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