· Redeemed November 8, 2016
· Redeemed November 4, 2016
· Redeemed November 3, 2016
What You'll Get
Choose Between Two Options
- $12 for admission for two ($20 value)
- $24 for admission for four ($40 value)
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Oct 29, 2016. Amount paid never expires. Subject to availability. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Valid only for option purchased. Weather permitting. Not valid July 14-17. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum
Long before she was outfitted with a souvenir shop, the USS Edson was a standout ship in the US Navy. Today, she spends her retirement in Bay City, Michigan, as part of the Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum. Visitors can explore her many passages during self-guided tours and special events, all while learning about American history through artifacts and relics. Of course, the ship is an impressive relic in and of itself—read on to learn more about the USS Edson:
Meet the ship: USS Edson
- Commissioned: November 7, 1958
- About the name: The USS Edson is named in honor of Major General Merritt Austin Edson, and it's one of just a few ships in the US Navy named for a Marine.
- Her career: After reaching her homeport in Long Beach, California, in 1959, the Edson spent the next two decades as a valuable member of the US Pacific Fleet.
- High honors: During her time in Long Beach, she earned a reputation as a Top Gun ship and with it, the nickname "Destroyer."
- Decommissioned: December 15, 1988