COMBINED TENDER ASSOCIATION
The ships reunion; has been schedualed for September 2022 in San Antonio Tex. See Below

USS EVERGLADES AD24

USS CURRITUCK AV7

USS PINE ISLAND AV12

TORPEDOMEN ASSOCIATION

Welcome to the Combined Tender Association (CTA)

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You can find out all about our next reunion and check out past reunions adventures, Photos, Sea Story's for all 4 groups.

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NEWS LETTERS See Below

                                  

DESTROYER TENDER AD24

WWW.USSEverglades.org 

 

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

 

  • Click Book to see story Last Run 

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    USS CURRITUCK AV7

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

  • Laid down, 14 December 1942, at Philadelphia Navy Yard,
  • Launched, 11 September 1943
  • Commissioned USS Currituck
  • USS PINE ISLAND AV12

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    Sister Ship to the Currituck.

    USS Pine Island AV12

     

  • Laid down, 16 November 1942, at Todd Shipyard Corp., San Pedro, CA.
  • Launched, 26 February 1944
  • Commissioned USS Pine Island
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    TORPEDOMEN ASSOCIATION

    TORPEDOMEN ASSOCIATION

               

    Our Torpedoman's web page it is 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  Photos & Stories.

     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

     

    TAPS

    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.

    to TAPS Listing

    See current YTD list  as of 4/30/22

    TAPS

     

    SEE BELL BID INFO HERE

    Each Year we Have a Memorial to Honor Crew member that are no longer with us and Ring the Ships Hell in there Honor

    This Year The Family of Raymond Dufour Donated a Bell that was Forged aboard the Currituck 1n 1945  At the Family's request we will be auctioning this bell off at our Ships reunion in San Antonio Tx.

    For crewmembers who can not attend they can place a bid Via Email or US Mail All bids by Mail are final by 9/11/2022 Patriots Day You can Check on the Biding Hear

     

    Bid $20 Scott Cunningham

    Bid $50 Ken Miller

    Bid $60 Ed Thurston

     

    SCHEDULED

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    The Reunion has been Scheduled for September 26th > 30th

    Check in 26th Check out 30th

    2022

    In San Antonio Tx.

    We will be staying at the 

    Holiday-Inn

    The Inn is located on the River Walk

    217 N. St. Mary's Street

    - 3 Blocks from the Alamo

    - 4.5 Blocks to the River Center Mall

    - Room Rate $124.00 + Taxes.

    - For Reservations Call

    (210) 224-2500 Ask for CTA group rate.

    - Full American Breakfast buffet is available $25.50 But has been discounted to $10 each for  all CTA members & there guest.

    - Hotel is located 8 Miles or about 20 min from the Airport.

    I Think the Taxi Ride would run around $25   Uber less and Shuttlefare.com Less than $20

    Click on Anchor for POW (Plan of the Week)

    Click on Anchor for Registration Form

    The Photos Below were taken in Hawthorn NV .

    Nice Weapons Museum that was once a Car dealership. You can spend hours in this Place and not see it all. Check it out on your next Road trip.

     

     

    Two Mark 44 Torpedoes

    DASH Electronic Console (Avionics Cal & Repair Station)

    If it went Boom they got it.

    This Birds look almost new Curtsey of GyrodyneHelicopters.com and the

     US Navy & US Army who used them also

     G.Adams

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    CTA NEWS Letters New Format Just Click on Donut Next to the Month & Year you want to Read

     

     

     

    We publish 6 to 8 News Letters A year, Snail Mail & E-Mail Only are available by Clicking on the page Links below

    (All are in PDF format )

     Just Click on Donut next to the date to read

     jan-19 US-Mail-1     Jan-19 E-Mail-1         jan-21 e-mail-1      

     Mar-19 E-Mail-2     Jan-20 US-Mail          Mar-21 e-mail-2  

     Apr-19 E-Mail-3      Mar-20 E-Mail-1       May-21-e-mail-3 

     May-19 E-Mail-4     Apr-20 E-Mail-2       Jul-21-e-email-4  

     Jun-19 E-Mail-5       Jul-20 E-Mail-3         Oct-21 Email-5   

     Aug-19 E-Mail-6     Sep-20 E-Mail-4         Mar-22 Email-2  

     Nov-19 E-mai-7      Nov-20 E-Mail-5       May-22 Email-3   

     Dec-19 E-Mail-8    

       

    The SKULL and Crossbones.

    The Typical Black Flag with the Skull & Crossbones was not the Pirate's death flag. When hoisted, it indicated if you gave up your cargo you would be set free.

    Sure would you believe this ?

     

    THE MOVES

    AD24 in the Moves Click on the Reel above it will take you Back to Dec 1969 At Sea aboard the USS Everglades making her last Trans Atlantic Voyage.

    We arrived 3 days before Christmas

     

     

    The MMA Association is made up of the Air Crew who Served Abound the The AV7, AV12 & AV13

    They typically have there reunion in Summer April May Time frame

    MMA Association Link

     

    OTHER CTA WEB Pages and Links to Sister ships and sites

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    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

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      MMA  Tom Johns Sea Plans

     

      USS Borie DD215

     

      The Last Run AD24

     

     

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