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An aerial view of the proposed site placement of the USS John F. Kennedy in Coddington Cove.

Summer 2016 Project Update

One of the major steps in making the project happen is securing the final berthing location. In that regard, here is the progress made so far: The Assistant Secretary of the Navy responsible for Navy facilities worldwide met with three of our board members and the CO of Naval Station Newport on this concept. We…

2015 Year-End Project Update & Appeal

In October we were excited to share with you the Letter of Intent we received from the Navy, committing to work with us to achieve our goal of bringing ex-USS John F Kennedy to Narragansett Bay. In that update we cautioned that we still have a number of obstacles to overcome, especially environmental issues related…

Letter of Intent Received From Navy

We enter the last quarter of 2015 with cautious optimism. The Navy has given us a Letter of Intent concerning our potential use of Pier 2 at Naval Station Newport. The operative sentences in this letter are: “… it appears an agreement for the development and operation of a museum and memorial may be structured…