USS Kidd DD 661
Veterans Memorial
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

For more on the USS Kidd click on the link below;

USS Kidd (DD-661), a Fletcher-class destroyer, was the first ship of the United States Navy to be named after Rear Admiral Isaac C. Kidd, who died on the bridge of his flagship USS Arizona during the attack on Pearl Harbor. Admiral Kidd was the first US flag officer to die during World War II, and the first American admiral ever to be killed in action.

US Navy photos of the USS Kidd with the fleet.


Officers and Chef's Country

Enlisted Galley

Crews Berthing Compartment

Crews Head
(Wash Room)


Engine and Fire Rooms

Had the honor of meeting Leroy Jenkins who had served on the Kidd in his youth and does tour guide.

As part of the USS Kidd DD 661 Veterans Memorial there are two aircraft one from World War II and the other from Vietnam War.

Click on the thumb nails for more photos of them.

A-7E Corsair II
BuNo 160724

P-40E Warhawk
SN 105861

SSN 689
Baton Rouge

Gundeck of "Old Ironsides"

Guests can walk through this replica, see a history of the "Grand Old Lady of the Fleet"

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