The USS Cassin Young (DD793) Association

The Association was founded in 1980 by two Boston “Plank Owners,” Sumner Wheeler and Dave O’Connell. The mission of the Association is to assist in preserving and protecting USS Cassin Young.

Ship’s History

Built for speed and capability, USS Cassin Young engaged in seven Pacific battles in World War II, survived two Kamikaze hits, and served another full decade beyond her expected lifetime.

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About Us

The USS Cassin Young DD 793 Association provides support to Cassin Young volunteers and provides funding to develop programs promoting the ship’s history.

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Preserving the infrastructure of a Navy installation commissioned in 1800 and a Navy ship commissioned in 1943 is a daunting task.  Help us continue our mission to preserve a National Landmark

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