NEW TORTUGA ASSOC. MEMORIAL PLAQUE
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This Tortuga Memorial Plaque hangs "The Memorial Plaque Wall" of the Heritage Center and was paid for by donations from the Tortuga Association members.
It is a Silver aloy plate, 7 x 3 3/4 with black filled lettering accommodating an inscriptions. Minimum donation: $2,500. The Commemorative Plaque provides the USS Tortuga LSD-26 shipmates with a permanent memorial that will be displayed publicly and viewed by thousands of visitors, including veterans, families and friends, tourists and school children for many years to come.
US Navy Memorial & Naval Heritage Center Pennsylvania and 7th Street, NW Washington, DC.
NEW MEMORIAL PLAQUE
The Tortuga Plaque is now permentally on the wall of
The US Navy Memorial foundation in Washington DC.
The picture above was sent to Jack Hammond by Cathy Baker.
Cathy is married to retired "Rear Admiral Carl (Doc) Baker"
who served on the Tortuga in W.W.II.
Thank you Cathy for sending the picture and also for contacting the
Memorial Foundation regarding the status of the plaque.
Carl & Cathy attend the reunions regularly and
both are a great asset to the Association.
THIS EXAMPLE WILL GIVE YOU A BETTER IDEA
ABOUT HOW THE PLAQUE ACTUALLY LOOKS.
THIS IS A VERY SMALL SECTION OF THE MEMORIAL PLAQUE WALL
THIS PICTURE WILL GIVE YOU AN IDEA ON HOW THE WALL LOOKS.
THIS PICTURE IS ANOTHER EXAMPLE ON HOW THE WALL LOOKS.
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