USS Kidd (100)

When Captain Doug Kunzman, Commodore of the Destroyer Squadron based at Naval Station Everett, spoke to us on January 5, he invited us to come to the base to tour a destroyer.  On February 5 Rotarians, family members, and members of the Interact Club we sponsor at Arlington High School toured the USS Kidd.
USS Kidd on the Left with USS Shoup in the Background
We thought we were going to tour the Shoup but we toured the USS Kidd instead.
The USS Kidd is new to homeport Everett, having been repositioned from San Diego.  USS Kidd (DDG-100) is an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the United States Navy. She is the third Navy ship named after Rear Admiral Isaac C. Kidd, who was on board Arizona during the attack on Pearl Harbor, and was the first American flag officer to die in World War II. The ship is part of Destroyer Squadron 9 of Carrier Strike Group 3 which is currently headed by the Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis.
Photos from the tour are posted in the album section.  Here are a few photos taken on the tour:
After the tour the group enjoyed lunch at Skuttlebutts near the Everett Homeport. 
14 Rotarians with family members and members of the Interact Club at Arlington High School did the tour and a portion of them enjoyed fellowship and lunch.