Tour and memorial service on USS Slater DE-766

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Hudson River at the Port of Albany.
View is looking south.


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__________ places the memorial wreath.



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Jack Cole (QM2 70-72)


Ray Garceau (QM2 68-71)


Sample Stewart (MM1 55-58) and
Bob Calhoun (MM3 55-59) explore the engine room.


In the pilot house are Bill Kennelly (BMSN 57-60)
and Dave Murphy (SN 57-59) at the helm.


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Honoring deceased shipmates.
Harold Hollifield (MM3 55-58) and Dave Petrie (SN 56-58) read the roster.



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Dave Petrie (SN 56-58) and Harold Hollifield (MM3 55-58)
conduct the memorial service.


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Roy Roberge (QM2 68-72)


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USS Slater tourguide points out diesel-electric
propulsion to Arlie Harmon (Ltjg 55-58)


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Conrad Hebert (MM2 48-52) checks the surface plot.


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Maria Bento (Ray Bento, GMSN 56-60), ______,
Joan Witkowski (Bob Witkowski, FTG3 65-66),
Dan Donohue (FTG3 65-66) is believed to be facing away,
Lorraine Schneck (Earl Schneck, BTG1 45-47, plankowner).
Who is that with the camera taking a picture?


Long mooring lines allow USS Slater to handle
the 5 foot Hudson River tide-range about 140 miles
upriver from New York City.


Dave Petrie (SN 56-58), Steve Rice (RD3 68-70),
Ray Garceau (QM2 68-71), Jack Cole (QM2 70-72)
and Roy Roberge (QM2 68-72)