The USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. (DD-850) a United States Navy destroyer (Nicknamed “Joey P”)  built in 1945, commissioned on December 15th 1945, and decommissioned in 1973. It was the ship that Bobby had served aboard as a Seaman apprentice, and the destroyer was also a part of the Naval blockade of Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

The USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. (DD-850) a United States Navy destroyer (Nicknamed “Joey P”)  built in 1945, commissioned on December 15th 1945, and decommissioned in 1973. It was the ship that Bobby had served aboard as a Seaman apprentice, and the destroyer was also a part of the Naval blockade of Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

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