General Exterior Images

Welcome to a virtual tour of the USS Joseph P. Kennedy Jr DD850, a Gearing class Destroyer presented in her Vietnam War era appearance (1969-1973). This type of destroyer was on the forefront of America's defense and initiatives throughout the Cold War from just after WW2 and into the early 1980s. Unlike the nearby USS Massachusetts BB59 ,which is in a WW2 configuration, JPK reveals a more modern naval appearance with missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles, and advanced electronic systems.