After another winter in Rensselaer, where volunteers continued restoration activities, USS SLATERhas returned to the base of Madison Avenue on the Hudson River in Downtown Albany.
Tug provider DMC Marine brought the ship into Steamboat Square today. This marks the beginning of the 14th season of the World War II destroyer escort in Albany.
The ship will be open to the public starting Wednesday, April 6. Tours will be available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday through November. The ship will be closed on Sunday, April 24.
Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for children.