Welcome to the United States Naval Shipbuilding Museum Online. Located in historic Quincy, Massachusetts. The USNSM is home to the USS Salem, the world's only preserved Heavy Cruiser. We are located in the former Quincy Fore River Shipyard, once one of the Nation's largest Shipbuilding Enterprises.



The USS Salem is available for special events such as birthday parties, reunions, and retirements.

For a membership application or to reserve space for an event, please call 617-479-7900.

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The USS Salem starred in the 1956 English film, "Pursuit of the Graf Spee".

Aerial shot of the USS Salem, Summer 2009
Credit: Al Coombs

HU-2 Helicopter landing aboard the USS Salem

The Mk56 was the director for the 3in twin automatic gun.


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