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“All you'd expect!”

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum
Ranked #11 of 180 things to do in Key West
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 327 Foot museum ship from WWII and Viet Nam. It is a National Historic Landmark. INGHAM served our country from 1936 to 1988 and in 1985 was the most decorated ship in United States Service as noted in a letter from President Ronald Reagan in the exhibit room. It is the last American Warship afloat to have sunk a German U-Boat (626) in WWII. It served as the Flagship for the seaside operation of General MacArthur's return to Corrigedor in the Philippines. She served from 1936 to 1988.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stroller parking
Reviewed May 30, 2014

Worth it if you like this kind of thing - very interesting and you can take the tour at your own pace.

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Reviewed May 24, 2014

This is my 2nd time visiting and it was if I hadn't been there before! The history of the ship is awe inspiring and to view how the crew slept ate and worked was so interesting to experience. I recommend everyone to visit and experience history!

Thank Doris C
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Reviewed May 23, 2014

This is definitely a snapshot in time. It is like walking into a time machine where you can experience in person another era. Great history lesson. This small group of veterans should be commended on preserving this ship and making it available to the public.

Thank Sandy L
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Reviewed May 17, 2014

This vessel gives a great glimpse into maritime history. There are many exhibits in the ship which have pictures and artifacts from other eras. This would be something children about the ages of 8,9 &10 would probably enjoy. If you like military history, don't miss this site.

Thank PhD2007
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Reviewed May 15, 2014

Visited this vessel today in Key West, Florida. Friendly and knowledgable staff who made everyone most welcome on board. The ship is preserved as she was when decommissioned in 1988 having seen active service through WW2 and since. Amazing ship to view, especially below decks and a living insight into what life was like on board these ships - brave men indeed! Thanks to all the people past and present who keep her afloat!

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