Welcome to the official U. S. S. Thomas J. Gary (DE/DER-326) Homepage. This page was started on 28 April 1997. I will continue to update it as new information is available. I apologize for any errors or omissions. Please bring them to my attention and I will correct them as soon as possible.


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Added Info About 2018 Annual Reunion



If you or someone you know served on the U.S.S. Thomas J. Gary Please click here to send me you info.

Also if you are on our crew list and you need to update your info click here.




To register on the following web site click the graphic below

Anyone can register but to get the full benefit you will need to pay an annual fee.


USN - Together We Served










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World War II Photos aboard DE-326

(I have several of these,  so I will be posting them periodically. Keep checking to see new photos)


Dedication to Thomas J. Gary in Texas




2018 ANNUAL REUNION (34nd)

Fort Walton Beach, Florida

February 6-8, 2018

Hotel...Four Points by Sherton Destin-Fort Walton Beach

1325 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548


Banquet Details To Follow

Click Here To See Who's Planning To Attend


If you are interested in the reunion contact the reunion coordinator for additional information


Ron Day

5608 Co. Rt. 10

Heuvelton, NY 13654

(315) 344-8823


PREVIOUS REUNIONS (crewmembers attended in parenthesis, total attendees in brackets)

2017 Annual reunion (33rd) Matairie, LA (Next To New Orleans, LA) (10) [20]

2016 Annual Reunion (32nd) Denver, Colorado (13) [25]

2016 Mini Reunion (9th) Umatilla, Florida (12) [20]

 2015 Annual Reunion (31st) Danvers, Massachuttes (23) [44]

2015 Mini Reunion (8th) Umatilla, Florida (9) [13]

2014 Annual Reunion (30th)

2014 Mini Reunion (7th) Umatillia, Florida

2013 Annual Reunion (29th)  Cleveland, Ohio

2012 Annual Reunion (28th)  Lancaster, Pennsylvania

2011 Annual Reunion (27th)

2010 Annual Reunion (26th) Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

2009 Annual Reunion (25th) Great Lakes Naval Base (13) [11]

2008 Annual Reunion (24th) Evansville, Indiana

2007 Annual Reunion (23rd)  Branson, Missouri

2006 Annual Reunion (22nd)

2006 Mini Reunion (6th) Tallahassee, Florida

2005 Annual Reunion (21st)

2005 Mini Reunion (5th) Tallahassee, Florida

2004  Annual Reunion (20th)

2004 Mini Reunion(4th) Tallahassee, Florida

2003  Annual Reunion (19th)

2003 Mini Reunion (3rd) Tallahassee, Florida (5)[11}

2002 Annual Reunion (18th) Gulfport, Mississippi

2002 Mini Reunion (2nd) Tallahassee, Florida

2001 Annual Reunion (17th) Branson, Missouri

2001 Mini Reunion (1st) Tallahassee, Florida

2000 Annual Reunion (16th) Albany, New York

1999 Annual Reunion  (15th) Branson, Missouri

1998 Annual Reunion (14th) Springfield, Massachuttes

1997 Annual Reunion (13th) Mobile, Alabama (12) [29]

1996 Annual Reunion (12th)  Dearborn, Michigan (21)

1995 Annual Reunion (11th) Groton, Connecticut (32)


1994 Annual Reunion (10th) Chattanooga, Tennessee (17)

1993 Annual Reunion (9th) Dayton, Ohio (40)

1992 Annual Reunion (8th) Buffalo, New York (22)

1991 Annual Reunion (East) (7th) Mobile, Alabama (25)

1991 Annual Reunion (West) (7th) Las Vegas, Nevada (?)

1990 Annual Reunion (6th) Lewisburg, Virginia (15)

1989 Annual Reunion (5th) Lewisburg, Virginia (24)

1988 Annual Reunion (4th) St. Louis, Missouri 14)

1987 Annual Reunion (3rd)  Newport, Rhode Island (21)

1986 Annual Reunion (2nd) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (19)

1985 Annual Reunion (1st) Orlando, Florida (27)




Locate The Last Name Initial You Are Looking For And Click On That Initial.
You Will Be Connected To The Correct Page.

Select Letter From List Below:

[A] [B] [C] [D] [E] [F] [G] [H] [I] [J] [K] [L] [M]
[N] [O] [P] [Q] [R] [S] [T] [U] [V] [W] [X] [Y] [Z]

   : denotes the individual participated on "Operation DeepFreeze"

: Denotes the individual has an entry in the "Navy Log" at the Naval Memorial In Washington, DC

Information On How To Contact Shipmates On This List,
To Submit Corrections, Provide Additional Data Or Give Information About Former Crew Members,
Send E-Mail To:  Alan D. Baker  OR   Ron Day

You Can Write Alan D. Baker: 3041 Tipperary Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32308-3316

Click here to see map of where shipmates are located




1945 Pacific Typhoon by Frank Perella


Links to other DE/DER's

U.S.S Calcaterra (DE/DER-390)

Destroyer Escort Historical Foundation

Destroyer Escort Sailors Association

United States Navy Memorial

Destroyer Escort



Click logo to go to DESA



Awarded: March 18, 2003




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