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 Or/eek. 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”.
With the creation of our GoFundMe for the tow of the USS Orleck DD-886 from Lake Charles, LA to the yards in Port Arthur, TX. Thank you to all of the donors and potential donors to this fundraiser.
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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!
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
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...
For immediate release: 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...
November 10th, 11th and 12th In the Jacksonville Landing Unit 119 In keeping with our Salute 2 Vets 5K Race 9 (and thanks again to all who made this race so special this year), our Visitor Center is also holding a Salute to Veterans Model Show in the Landing Unit #119...