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San Diegans can celebrate the 240th anniversary of the United States Navy this weekend by touring the guided-missile destroyer USS Shoup docked downtown.
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The Shoup, an Arleigh Burke-class vessel named for a former commandant of the Marine Corps, tied up at Broadway Pier on Friday.
Public tours of the ship are scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.
Tuesday, Oct. 13, marked the 240th anniversary of the date the Continental Congress commissioned the U.S. Navy prior to the Declaration of Independence and the beginning of the Revolutionary War.
Navy Celebrates 240th Birthday with Public Tours of USS Shoup was last modified: October 16th, 2015 by
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