USS Aries Hydrofoil - Gascanade MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman
N 38° 40.255 W 091° 33.482
15S E 625441 N 4281245
Quick Description: USS Aries PegasusClass hydrofoil can be viewed and boarded at a Hydrofoil museum at the confluence of the Gasconade River and the Missouri River.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 9/7/2021 1:30:08 PM
Waymark Code: WM14XKF
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member C4A
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Long Description:
USS Aries PegasusClass hydrofoil can be viewed and boarded at a Hydrofoil museum at the confluence of the Gasconade River and the Missouri River.

The USS Aries Hydrofoil Museum Dedicated to the restoration of all types of hydrofoils. This museum is a work in progress at the historical former Gasconade Boatyard. A Corp of Engineers base at the confluence of the Gasconade and Missouri Rivers. The offer tours of the star attraction the USS Aries. There are a lot of historical buildings left on the site that you are allowed to roam.

Enter at the gravel road on 2nd St. and drive in.

"Once in Missouri, restoration of the Aries began and a museum was started to preserve the ship and to foster the growth of hydrofoil technology. The museum obtained their 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status and was in a probationary period for five years prior to a final review and approval by the Department of Revenue.

The museum acquired the historic Gasconade Boat yard in June 2015 with the hope of relocating all displays to this area. The USS Aries moved from Brunswick, Missouri on the Grand River to Gasconade, Missouri at the confluence of the Gasconade and Missouri rivers under her own power beginning November 22, 2015. It was a three day trip with a number of adventures and beautiful weather.... (visit link)

More info (visit link)
Type of vessel: Built in 1983 it was a hydrofoil missile ship Out of service 1993.

Admission? Cost?: 0 but donations are welcome.

Date: 1/1/1993

Hours of use: Not listed

Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

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