USS BARRY, WASHINGTON DC

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Come to visit the USS Barry at 707 Riverside Drive, S.E, Pier 2 in Washington DC, every day of the week from 8:00am to 5:30pm

 

About Barry

USS Barry (DD-933) was one of eighteen Forrest Sherman-class destroyers of the United States Navy, and was the third US destroyer to be named for Commodore John Barry, the illustrious Revolutionary War naval hero. USS Barryis one of only three remaining Forrest Shermans.

Commissioned in 1954, she spent most of her career in the Caribbean, Atlantic, and Mediterranean, but also served in the Vietnam War, for which she earned two battle stars. Barry earned two battle stars for her service during the Vietnam conflict. She was credited with destroying over 1,000 enemy structures.

Barry was decommissioned in 1982. She began her new career as a permanent public display ship in 1984 for the pleasure of the Washingtonians. From now,  she is also used for training and as a ceremonial platform.

Jonathan, Innkeeper

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