USS Olympia


Museum To Host Summit For USS Olympia Suitors

We told you yesterday that a West Coast group wants to make a bid for the USS Olympia, the nearly 120-year-old cruiser now at Penn’s Landing, and they’ll get their chance this spring.



USS Olympia Has Suitor On West Coast

The USS Olympia, berthed at Penn’s Landing, has a new suitor a continent away, but the venerable warship needs money whether it’s to stay or go.


(The USS Olympia in its current berth, as seen from Camden, NJ.  File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

USS Olympia Will Remain Open Following Interim Repairs

The Independence Seaport Museum, which owns Admiral George Dewey’s flagship, has announced that enough money has been raised for basic repairs for the historic war ship.


Spanish-American Warship USS Olympia Needs Repairs

This may be the last summer the public can visit the historic warship Olympia at Penn’s Landing, as officials decide the ship’s future.