USS Slater DE 766

Moored on the Hudson River in Albany, New York, the USS SLATER has undergone an extensive fifteen-year restoration that has returned the ship to her former glory.  Commissioned May 1, 1944, the USS SLATER is only one of 563 Destroyer Escorts built during World War II to remain afloat in American today.

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Latitude: 42.6424828 Longitude: -73.7493324
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Season and Hours Open

Open every Wednesday - Sunday 10am- 4pm April-November

Don't Miss This When Visiting

An opportunity to maneuver the 40mm guns, see where the officers dined, and where the crew men slept.  The entire ship is set up to recreate the experience of World War II sailors.

Identify And Describe The Management Organization

Destroyer Escort Historical Museum

Suggested Further Reading

Shepherds of the Sea by Robert F. Cross

A Measureless Peril by Richard Snow

Brave Ship, Brave Men by Arnold S. Lott

Fees

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ADA Accessible

no

Tours Are Offered

yes

Site is Child-friendly

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Site is Pet-friendly

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