USS Shoup (DDG 86) Tour

The best part of Fleetweek in San Francisco is when the US Navy comes into town. This year, I was able to organize a private tour of the USS Shoup, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer for the Moffett Field Museum and some of it’s members. Yup, a guided missile destroyer! 9,200 tons, 509 ft 6 in, 276 officers and enlisted personal whose sole purpose is to counter air, surface and submarine threats, and make their day really, really bad.

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