Welcome to the USS Cavalla and USS Stewart

Visit the American Undersea Warfare Center and immerse yourself in our National Heritage. Take your time exploring these historic WWII vessels on a self-guided tour or with one of our tour guides. Capture the experience as a predator patrolling underwater in the Pacific or as the protector of Allied forces in the North Atlantic. Gain a unique memory of being on the USS Cavalla, a World War II submarine that sank a Japanese aircraft carrier involved in the Pearl Harbor attacks, or the USS Stewart, the only Edsall-class destroyer escort preserved in the United States.

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Experience the Battle!

You can experience the history, mystery, and sacrifices the of crews standing watch on these WWII fighting vessels.
We offer:
Group Sleepover Visits
Spring and Summer Camps
Birthday Parties/Day Camps
Military or Special Ceremonies

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Photo Gallery

Get a first look at the American Undersea Warfare Center and notice the history on display, the vista views of Pelican Island, or the majesty of our WWII vessels and the men and women who restore and maintain them. Check out the 360 views of both ships. Click below to view our photo gallery.

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Live Webcams

Are you coming for a visit? Check out our webcams for up to date weather and water conditions. Get an overhead view of the USS Cavalla, USS Stewart, and catch a passing cruise ship!
Click below to view our web cameras.

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Latest News

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The Cavalla Historical Foundation hosted a wonderful remembrance ceremony at Seawolf Park on Memorial Day. Col. Kelley Crooks, USAF (ret) served as emcee to an audience of over 150 guests, including veterans from WWII, the Korean Conflict, VietNam, Desert Storm, and OIF/OEF. District 1 Councilwoman Amy Bly joined us as well as members of the Lone Star WWII Living History Crew and US Submarine Veterans Group to honor those that gave all for the cause of liberty and freedom. The audience enjoyed special music from Maria Thorne, Britney Doyal and Heidi Lirette. Thanks to grace2Go coffee and the Galveston Island Rotary for the refreshments.

Next Event: Please check out our Summer Day Camps for Junior Sailors! During each camp, young “Swabbies” age 7-11, and “Salties” age 12-15, will have fun while learning about a variety of STEM and naval topics. Visit our Camp page HERE.

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Undersea Warfare Museum, USS Cavalla, USS Stewart, Galveston, TX

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