Chicago Maritime Society
North Pier Building, 435 E. Illinois St.
Phone: (312) 836-4343
Chicago Museum of Science and Industry
57th St. and Lake Shore Drive
Phone: (312) 684-1414
U-505 Sub (German)
Type IXC U-boat was captured by CVE USS Guadalcanal during WWII. Museum has an exhibit called "Ships Through the Ages." Included in the museum entrance fee ($7.00). Tour is self-guided, with tape players giving a narrative.
American Academy of Industry
Trying to preserve CVL Cabot and CA Des Moines.
Great Lakes Naval and Maritime Museum
Phone: (312) 819-0055
Marquette Army tug
Chippewa Research vessel
Rachel Carson, ex-Crockett Research vessel