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Old 8MM film of the Glades in Naples & Underway December 1968

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USS EVERGLADES AD-24
Destroyer Tender 1951 >1970

Page Undated as of 05/07/2023

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.

 

 

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The ships reunion; has been schedualed for September 2023; in SAVANNAH GA.

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

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AD24History@att.net

  

    

From The Scrap Books of fellow shipmates:  

Denny Marble has provided one of the first Color Underway Photos of the Everglades taken as we
departed the Norfolk area.  A second was taken by the 5 inch gun. Others to Come later.


 

                  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.


 
Dash Power Turn up (Drone Anti Submarine Helicopter) This was in Naples harbor, Note Naples Skyline in background. See More Click on DASH 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.