COMBINED TENDER ASSOCIATION
2018 Reunion in Kansas City this year in September 17th Through 21st

USS EVERGLADES AD24

USS CURRITUCK AV7

USS PINE ISLAND AV12

TORPEDOMEN ASSOCIATION

Welcome to the Combined Tender Association (CTA) Web Sit

You can find out all about our next reunion and check out past reunion adventures, Photos, Sea Story's for all 4 groups , ALL IN ONE PLACE.  UPDATED 12/26/17

 

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  USS EVERGLADES AD24

DESTROYER TENDER

WWW.USSEverglades.org

The Glades Web Page has hundreds of photos & Stories Check it out

Laid down, 26 June 1944, under a Maritime Commission contract at Todd-Pacific Shipyards Inc., San Pedro, CA.

Launched, 28 January 1945

Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, San Diego Group, 15 May 1947

Commissioned USS Everglades (AD-24), 25 May 1951

Decommissioned in 1970, at Charleston, S.C.

Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 11 December 1991

                       

Click Link to AD24 web Page

USS CURRITUCK AV7

USS Currituck (AV7) was the first of four. She was nicknamed the Wild Goose.

She was built during World War II and served during the Cold War.

Laid down, 14 December 1942, at Philadelphia Navy Yard, Philadelphia, PA.

Launched, 11 September 1943

Commissioned USS Currituck (AV-7), 26 June 1944, CAPT. W. A. Evans in command

During WWII USS Currituck was assigned to Asiatic-Pacific Theater.

 

  USS PINE ISLAND AV12

 Sister Ship to the Currituck.

Laid down, 16 November 1942, at Todd Shipyard Corp., San Pedro, CA.

Launched, 26 February 1944

Commissioned USS Pine Island (AV-12), 26 April 1945, Naval Supply Depot, San Pedro, CA., CDR. Henry Titus Hodgskin Jr. in command

During WWII USS Pine Island  was assigned to Asiatic-Pacific Theater.

 

  TORPEDOMEN ASSOCIATION

Our Torpedoman's werb page iis managed by Jim Statos.

He can be reached at james.santos88@yahoo.com or

Http://diodon349.com/torpedoman/index-tma.htm

He has a lot of grate Photos & stories.

Click Link TPM web Page

 

 

 

 

LAST MUSTER / Taps / Help

2018 Reunion

NEWS LETTERS

LINKS

 

 

 

 

        

May their ships always sail smooth waters and may they have fair winds and following sea's.

They will always be in our harts and memories.

See current YTD list

 

If you are aware of a crew member that had departed and not on this list

Please Contact Ed Thurston at safetone@aol.com

or Gary Adams

AD24History@att.net

 

New Member Application

Click on Poster

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Crew Member Help

My Name is Melvin W. Mclintire and I am a long time member of the Association.

I am trying to Establish my service on the USS Currituck when AV7 deployed in Jun 27 1961 to the South Pacific. I am a disable vet, and trying to work with VA. However the VA is not recognizing the time I served aboard . I served as part of Bernard Streams staff as a orderly. We transferred supplies from ship to shore.

I appreciate any help I can get please contact me at tailgunner39@gmail.com

KANSAS CITY

September 17-21

Hotel : Stoney Creek

The Creek is just out side of KC in Independence Mo. The Creek is same hotel used by Kansas City Chiefs, thus the week day dates, Monday 17th through Friday21st

Reservations: 800-659-2220

CTA Room Rate $119.00 + Tax Rate is good for 3 days prior /After reunion.

Reunion Activities are booked through GATHERING PLUS Not your Reunion Coordinator as in the past.

Hotel 18011 Bass-Pro Dr. Independence, Mo. 64055

All the Link's Below have been set up

Click on Gathering Plus Web page to see list of who is attending And Registration Form & Plan of the Week.

Click for gathering plus link

Traveling by Air ?  The Hotel does not have a Airport shuttle, But Grayline (Gathering +) does Just check the Box on registration form. A round trip for (One) = $40

REGISTRATION FORM:  Click to Link

Click to open  registration Form

Plan of the Week : (Click to Link)

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Note if a Pass Word is requested Call one of your Board Members

Check your news letter / lower case one word

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Click on Military Reunions

Scroll Down to Combined Tender Association (Click on Title)

To see or print Reunion Registration form Scroll down and click on download & Print

To see or print Reunion Itinerary Scroll down and click on download & Print

You can fill out registration form on line or print and mail with check your choice

NEWS LETTER INFO

We publish 6 to 8 News Letters A year, Snail Mail & E-Mail Only are available by Clicking on the Link above (All are in PDF format )

 Just Click on Page to Read

Oct E-Mail N/L 

 

January US Mail

 

January Web Mail

 

March Web Mail

 

Dec-2017 Web

Favorite Links

Click on Open Book to Read

2013 NASHVILLE Reunion Photos

 

2014 San Diego Reunion

2015 Washington DC Reunion

2016 Chattanooga Reunion

2017 Branson Photos Coming Soon

 

 SEA'S Story's

    Malta Riot

  AH13-Benevolence

  MMA  Tom Johns Sea Plans

  USS Borie DD215

  The Last Run AD24

  USS Grayson DD435 (Coming Soon)

 

A24History@att.net

Attn: Gary Adams

 

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This site was last updated 12/26/17