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Albany, New York: USS Slater: Destroyer Escort

During World War II, the US Navy built 563 destroyer escorts; the USS Slater is the last one afloat in the states. Tour the ship from May to December.

Destroyer Escort Historical Museum

1 Quay St., Albany, NY
Destroyer Escort Historical Museum. South of downtown, on the Hudson River, where Broadway meets Quay St.
May-Nov. W-Su 10-4 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $10.
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Officers' mess hall.

USS Slater: Destroyer Escort

Admission fee: $10, 1-hr tour inside the destroyer escort. The officers mess hall serves as an operating room (hint: check out the lights above the table)

[May Arenas, 07/05/2023]

Destroyer USS Slater DE766.

USS Slater DE766

563 destroyer escorts were built during World War II; the USS Slater is the last remaining one afloat in the U.S. There are tours of its galley, guns, and quarters. Adjacent museum.

[Jon Morgan, 11/26/2019]

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