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Old 8MM film of the Glades in Naples & Underway December 1968
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The USS EVERGLADES (AD-24) was named after the U.S. National Park Everglades of Florida and is the first US. Navy ship to bear that name. The keel was laid on 2 January 1945 at the Todd shipyard, San Pedro, California and completed 23 May 1946. Decommissioned August 1970 in Charleston , South Carolina. Click on Link to your left for additional details and List of Commanding Officers.
Consolidating our Web Pages.
By Clicking on the Ships logos above you will be taken to that Ships Photo & History Gallery.
Check in September 25th and Check out 29th.
We will Be Staying at the Holiday Inn Just outside of Savannah.
· The Address is 11 Gateway Blvd E. Savannah GA. 31419
· You can call for Reservations at 912-925-2525
· Room Rates are $129 + Taxes
· Room Rate good for +/- 3 days guest for this Block
· Free Breakfast
· Free Parking
· The Inn has Exterior pool and Interior gym
· Coin Operated Laundry
· Business Center so you can Book your return home flight.
· Please book your room as soon as possible as the Number of rooms available at $129 are limited.
Please only 10 room Still Available
The Reunion Registration form is available, via Email or a the link Below.
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THE PHOTOGRAPH WAS TAKEN IN NAPLES ITALY FROM THE DECK OF THE LIBERTY LAUNCH IN 1969
by G. Adams
Commissioning Ceremonies in Long Beach Ca 1951
Available Free Just Email us and we will mail you a CD with all the Potos
Just Need Year and mailing address
From The Scrap Books of fellow shipmates:
Denny Marble has provided one of the first Color
Underway Photos of the Everglades taken as we
AD24 and outboard Gering Class Destroyers Taken 1960-62 AD24 in Norfolk VA Photo Taken 1955
The Moon over Charleston piers taken Christmas Eve 1968 from the helicopter deck .
Note: This is ward wining Photograph in SanMatao County Art Feasible
Check out other Charleston Photos Click on Page.
Bill Smith Provided the photo obviously of himself standing by the aft 5 inch gun.
When I reported aboard in April 1968 the 5" had been removed and the FT & DASH workshop was added in 1963. The DASH hanger and flight deck was above the shops..
The Everglades AD24 in Naples Med Moored at Sunset late February 1957.
Note she still has 5 inch astern and there are at least two Destroyers on her Port side.
Photo taking by Carl K. Lunde from the deck of the USS John W. Weeks DD701. Thanks Carl.
If you wish to contribute please address your Photos, Sea Stories and Copies or Originals of Everglades memorabilia to AD24history@att.net
Also Please put AD-24 or Everglades in subject title.
Thanks from Gary Adams Crewmember and ships historian.