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USS Recruit TDE/TFFG-1

Every one that went to boot in San Diego should be a member here! She needs us!

Commissioned July 27, 1949. remained in service until NTC closure in 1997. Thousands of recruits passed her bow and learned seamanship on her decks.

Veterans: 71
Latest Activity: Jul 1, 2017

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Comment by Jerry Ballard(sw)SH1Ret on January 16, 2012 at 10:44pm

Jerry Ballard (sw( SH1 USNRet

USS Prairie AD-15 1984-1990
USS Alamo LSD-33 1974-1977
USS Constellation CV-64 1977-1979
USS Anchorage LSD-36 1994-1996
USS Mount Vernon LSD-39 1996-1996 (Special Orders)

Comment by Walter Lamer on October 11, 2011 at 7:28pm
First Destroyer I was on in 1965 . ,Began a love affair with ships Many young men went aboard her .
Comment by Rich Klemm on October 10, 2011 at 7:29pm
I'm all for the TDE-1 to painted on the bow, too. It isn't a ship without the hull number.

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