Phase 3 Albany 2002 - Present
This process has turned the Slater into one of the most authentically restored historic naval ships in the nation. The crew persists with maintenance painting and continually reworks spaces for a second and third time
The most critical future need is to raise the funds to dry dock the Slater in order to repair her underwater body and give attention to all those unglamorous spaces that the public does not see - the fuel tanks, voids and bilges. It is estimated that this will be a $3,000,000 project, but based on past accomplishments and with continued support from generous visitors and members, this critical phase of the restoration of the USS Slater will finally reach completion.
Erected by Destroyer Escort Historical Museum.
Location. 42° 38.552′ N, 73° 44.993′ W. Marker is in Albany, New York, in Albany County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Broadway and Quay Street. The marker is visible from the observation deck behind the visitor center, which overlooks the USS Slater. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Albany NY 12202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Phase 2 Albany 1997 - 2001 (here, next to this marker); Phase 1 New York City 1993-1997 (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Slater (here, next to this marker); Fort Crailo (approx. ¼ mile away); Albany - Capital of New York 200 Years
Also see . . .
1. The Destroyer Escort Historical Museum. (Submitted on November 19, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
2. Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area - USS Slater DE766. (Submitted on November 19, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
Categories. • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 19, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 502 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 19, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.