Visit The USS Orleck!

The USS Orleck is open to the public during the following hours:

• Wednesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• Monday & Tuesday, CLOSED

Last visitors on board 30 minutes before closing.
Weather such as summer heat, storms, lightning can affect tour times.

Hours during JAGUARS HOME GAMES on Sunday are 0900 to 1400.
Last person onboard at 1330.

 The USS Orleck is docked at 610 E Bay St, Jacksonville, FL 32202 at the old shipyard Pier 1.

Ship Tour Ticket Pricing

Adults - $15
Veterans and Seniors - $13
Youth 6-17 - $7
Kids Under 5 - FREE
AARP Adult - $10
Active Duty In Uniform - FREE
Active Duty Out of Uniform - $7
Museums For All - $3

NOTE: Groups of 8 or more youth under
the age of 12 require a chaperone.

EBT card holders with a valid ID will receive reduced admission at $3 per EBT cardholder and up to three guests for $3 each.
Discounts will be applied at the Ticket Office.
All tour prices subject to change in 2024.


Book The USS Orleck For Events

The USS Orleck is a great venue for your next party or meetings.

Please contact Nadia to discuss your next event via email [email protected]
or use our contact form to request more information.

Meet The USS Orleck DD-886

  • Named after Lieutenant Joseph Orleck, Commanding Officer of USS Nauset, killed in action on 9 September, 1943 during World War II, & posthumously awarded the Navy Cross.
  • Gearing Class Destroyer, keel laid in 1944, launched on 12 May ‘45, & Commissioned 15 September, 1945.
  • The “Top Gun” of Vietnam, fired 11,000+ rounds earning the nickname ”Gray Ghost of the Vietnam Coast” & netting an astonishing 14 battle stars throughout the war.
  • In the Korean War become the charter member of the “Train Busters Club” and received 4 battle stars during the war.
  • Received updates to original hull frame that included: ASROC (Anti Submarine Rocket launcher) & DASH (Drone Anti Submarine Helicopter system).
  • Awards included: Navy Unit Commendation, Battle ‘E’, China Service Medal, World War II Victory Medal, Navy Occupation Service Medal, National Defense Medal (multiple awards), Korean Service Medal (multiple awards), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (multiple awards), Vietnam Service Medal (multiple awards), Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, United Nations Service Medal, & Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal.

The USS Orleck On First Coast Living

The USS Orleck was featured on First Coast Living with Jim Webb, Executive Director of The Jacksonville Naval Museum and host David Benfield. They give you a great look behind the scenes and what you can expect to see when visiting.

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