The establishment of the Jacksonville Naval Museum (JNM) & WE NEED YOUR HELP! The Jacksonville Historic Naval Ship Association (JHNSA) is finalizing the acquisition of the museum-ship the ex-USS Orleck. We estimate her arrival to be in early Fall. The ship will become the JNM center piece & will be known as the “US NAVY COLD WAR EXPERIENCE”.
The Adams Class DDG Memorial Brick Campaign has launched a Memorial Brick Campaign for the upcoming Museum! Purchase your personally engraved brick(s) today and see it displayed onsite at the Adams Class DDG Memorial!
Meet The USS Orleck DD-886
This public-private partnership needs your help in a number of ways:
Volunteers to assist with fund-raising efforts
Volunteers to support our Visitor’s Center at The Jacksonville Landing
Volunteers, particularly Navy veterans, to help maintain and restore the ship when it arrives
Volunteers to staff and operate the ship and Visitor’s Center
Donations of ship’s equipment or other useful supplies
Sunday, November 10, 2019 8:00 AM The Salute to Veterans Run (S2VR) Run/Walk has become a Jacksonville time honored tradition and longest running Veterans Day 5K in Jacksonville with this being the 8th year. The legacy of the S2VR has positioned itself as...
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Unfortunately, the United States Navy has reversed course and determined the ex USS CHARLES F ADAMS (DDG-2) will not be donated to the Jacksonville Historic Naval Ship Association (“JHNSA”) as a museum in Jacksonville, but instead will be scrapped. This decision...