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USS SLATER – Destroyer Escort Historical Museum


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141 Broadway
Albany, NY 12201
United States

(??.? miles from you)

Visit Web Site info@ussslater.org

Call: 518-431-1943


USS SLATER – Destroyer Escort Historical Museum


(??.? miles from you)

141 Broadway
Albany, NY 12201
United States


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Why You Should Go...

During World War II, 563 Destroyer Escorts battled Nazi U-boats on the North Atlantic, protecting convoys of men and material. In addition, they stood in line to defend naval task forces from Japanese submarines and K

Beautiful restored to look fit for sea and the same as she did in 1945, the USS Slater is a great way to step back in history. Walk the decks where heroes walked, see where they slept, at, and defended our freedom.

During the one-hour guided tours, you’ll get to walk through most of the ship, and guides will share the story of the USS SLATER and her sailors, as well as the history of Destroyer Escorts and how they helped win the Battle of the Atlantic.

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Why You Should Go...

During World War II, 563 Destroyer Escorts battled Nazi U-boats on the North Atlantic, protecting convoys of men and material. In addition, they stood in line to defend naval task forces from Japanese submarines and Kamikaze air attacks in the Pacific. Today, the USS SLATER is the last Destroyer Escort in America out of 563 built for WWII service.

Beautiful restored to look fit for sea and the same as she did in 1945, the USS Slater is a great way to step back in history. Walk the decks where heroes walked, see where they slept, at, and defended our freedom.

During the one-hour guided tours, you’ll get to walk through most of the ship, and guides will share the story of the USS SLATER and her sailors, as well as the history of Destroyer Escorts and how they helped win the Battle of the Atlantic.

What You Should Know...

Open: Closed on: Monday, Tuesday

Hours: Closed Today. Opens Wed

10:00am - 04:00pm

Closed

Closed

10:00am - 04:00pm

10:00am - 04:00pm

10:00am - 04:00pm

10:00am - 04:00pm

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, Check, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover, Debit

Parking: Free On-site

Available: Guided Tour

Extra Fun...

Insider Info

Dress for the weather, half the tour is outside. 

The tours consist of ladders (not vertical, but open staircases) be prepared.

Tickets are $9 for adults, $8 for seniors, $7 for kids over 5, and free for children under 5.

Fun Facts

1 of 6 Destroyer Escorts left in the world (out of 563). The only one afloat in America. 

SLATER served in the Greek Navy for 40 years (1951-1991).

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Why You Should Go...

During World War II, 563 Destroyer Escorts battled Nazi U-boats on the North Atlantic, protecting convoys of men and material. In addition, they stood in line to defend naval task forces from Japanese submarines and Kamikaze air attacks in the Pacific. Today, the USS SLATER is the last Destroyer Escort in America out of 563 built for WWII service.

Beautiful restored to look fit for sea and the same as she did in 1945, the USS Slater is a great way to step back in history. Walk the decks where heroes walked, see where they slept, at, and defended our freedom.

During the one-hour guided tours, you’ll get to walk through most of the ship, and guides will share the story of the USS SLATER and her sailors, as well as the history of Destroyer Escorts and how they helped win the Battle of the Atlantic.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Closed on: Monday, Tuesday

Hours: Closed Today. Opens Wed 10:00am - 04:00pm
Closed
Closed
10:00am - 04:00pm
10:00am - 04:00pm
10:00am - 04:00pm
10:00am - 04:00pm

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, Check, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover, Debit

Parking: Free On-site

Available: Guided Tour

How You Can Follow...

EXTRA FUN

Insider Info

Dress for the weather, half the tour is outside. 

The tours consist of ladders (not vertical, but open staircases) be prepared.

Tickets are $9 for adults, $8 for seniors, $7 for kids over 5, and free for children under 5.

Fun Facts

1 of 6 Destroyer Escorts left in the world (out of 563). The only one afloat in America. 

SLATER served in the Greek Navy for 40 years (1951-1991).

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