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USS Newport News Web Site Home Page (Main Page for web site)
Listen to sound and see video of life aboard the USS Newport News, including recordings of our ship in Combat
Web Site Awards; Our web site has received more Awards than any web site dedicated to a Military Ship
This is where you will find information on your former shipmates.
Cruise Books On CD; Replace your lost Cruise book here!
Up & coming events for the "Three Sister Ships";  USS Newport News, USS Salem, USS Des Moines
Sign our guest book and read what others have to say about the web site.
Over 120 web pages covering the 26 year history of the USS Newport News
History of our web site. Information on how you can get involved. Income and expense report for the web site
Links to other related web sites.
Information about the USS Newport News Mailing list, and USS Newport News Newsletter membership.
Web pages dedicated to those who lost their life while serving on the USS Newport News.
Want to build a model of the USS Newort News? Here is a collection of information to get you going.
USS Newport News Museum and Memorial Foundation; dedicated to help keep the memory of our ship alive.
Pictures of our Ship and crew over the years gone by.
Information on our next USS NN Reunion and memories of past Reunions.
USS Newport News Ship's Store, Great Place to shop. Large selection of products.
Web Site Map; Showing you what is available and who takes care of each section of our web site.
Web Site Map; Showing you what is available and who takes care of each section of our web site.


USS Newport News Museum 
and Memorial Foundation 
(a California non-profit organization)
"to help keep the memory of our beloved ship alive". 

Museum Tour Take a walk through the NN Museum

Donations to the USS Newport News Museum

See who has already made donations and how you can make your donations. 

The next Museum Work Party

Go to this page to sign up for the next work party, to get detailed information and for some very helpful information to anyone going to the USS Salem for a visit or to work.

Work Parties

Past work parties have been a great success and a lot of fun. Come and see pictures and stories of previous USS Newport News work parties.

Salem Links

Links to the USS Salem Web pages, including USS Salem Work Parties.

What are these work parties all about?

The USS Newport News museum and memorial foundation Has built a museum and memorial to the USS Newport News. The museum/memorial is a place of honor for a great ship and the patriotic men that served on her.

The USS Salem, sister ship to USS Newport News is hosting the museum in berthing compartment b308l on board the Salem, at the U.S. Navy Shipbuilding Museum, in Quincy Ma. This space has been set-aside for the crew of the Newport News to design our display as we wish. On display is a variety of original memorabilia that chronicles the legacy of the ship and her crew throughout her entire history. Turret 2 has been set up as a memorial to our fallen shipmates from the 1972 explosion.

We have completed the audio/visual section, which will display home movies and news footage about the ship. We are now in the process of finishing the clean up and repair to turret 2.  This is a special occasion for our boatswains and gunner's mates to get back in to the turret and prepare it for it's ultimate goal - a memorial to our fallen comrades.

The focus is now on the area around turret 2 including Mount 1 and some of the 3 inch. This is all designed to enhance T2 as a memorial to our fallen shipmates.

USS Newport News museum and memorial foundation directors include Al Siegel, John Noll and Bob Freeman with the time and financial support of numerous USS Newport News shipmates.

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