BOSTON (AP) — The USS Anzio guided missile cruiser is open for free public tours this weekend during its second port visit to Boston for Columbus Day.
The Norfolk, Va.-based ship is the second Navy vessel named in honor of the men and women who served in the World War II battle at Anzio, Italy, in 1944.READ MORE: Winthrop Woman Found Dead On Camelback Mountain In Arizona
The Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser is berthed at Massport’s North Jetty in South Boston. Capt. John Dorey, of Auburn, and nearly 300 sailors arrived on the ship.READ MORE: Laundry Detergent Spills On I-495 After Rollover Crash In Wrentham, Causes Significant Delays
Anzio sailors will be marching in Sunday’s Columbus Day parade in East Boston.
The 9,650-ton ship will be open for public tours through Monday from noon to 4 p.m.MORE NEWS: 'Definitely Concerned': Travelers At Logan Airport Cautious About Catching COVID Delta Variant On Summer Trips
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