New Bunker Hill Climbing Pass
From April 8 to June 30, for safe occupancy requirements, all visitors who climb the Bunker Hill Monument must first obtain a free climbing pass from the Bunker Hill Museum at 43 Monument Square. For groups of 10 or more, please call 617-242-5689.
Commanders of USS Cassin Young
CDR Earl Tobias Schreiber, Commissioned in 1929, retired as Rear Admiral. Served as CO 12/31/1943 to 10/31/1944.
CDR John William Ailes III, Commissioned in 1930, retired as Rear Admiral. Served as CO 10/31/1944 to 08/29/1945.
LCDR Carl Ferdinand Pfeifer, Commissioned in 1939. Served as CO 08/29/1945 to 05/28/1946.
CDR James Boyce Denton, Commissioned in 1937. Served as CO 09/07/1951 to 11/21/1952
CDR Thomas Joseph Rudden Jr., Commissioned in 1939, retired as Rear Admiral. Served as CO 11/21/1952 to 07/10/1954
CDR Kenneth Barth Brown, Commissioned in 1942. Served as CO 10/07/1954 to 08/17/1956
CDR Clifton Bledsoe Cates, Jr, Commissioned in 1943. Served as CO 08/17/1956 to 09/14/1958
CDR , John Homer Hooper, Commissioned in 1944. Served as CO 09/14/1958 to 04/29/1960
LCDR Alfred Brunson Wallace, Commissioned in 1939. Prospective Commanding Officeer, Killed in Action 07/31/1945
Did You Know?
Did you know that not until 1835 did folks start referring to the event of December 16, 1773 as "The Boston Tea Party?" For the previous 62 years, the event had been called just what it obviously was, "The Destruction of The Tea.