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.


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



The 2010 reunion of the EDSALL CLASS VETERANS INC (ECVA) comprising 85 Edsall class DE's, DER's, & WDE's will be held November 8, 9, 10, & 11th in Galveston TX. A VETERAN'S DAY CEREMONY will be held Nov. 11th at the USS STEWART DE-238 the only Edsall class DE on display in North America. Contact: Mac Christy ENC USN (RET) USS KOINER DER-331, at 785-255-4368, or machief@hughes.net. Write to: 841 Thomas Rd., Pomona KS 66076.








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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


Site News

Click here to read what is new on the web page

Added Attendee and photo of Mini Reunion


2016 ANNUAL REUNION (32nd)

To Be Announced


  2016 MINI REUNION (9th)

To Be Announced

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

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 (Cleveland, Ohio)

2012 Annual Reunion  (Lancaster, Pennsylvania)

2011 Annual Reunion

2010 Annual Reunion (Pigeon Forge, Tennessee)

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

2008 Reunion (Evansville, Indiana)

2007 Reunion (Branson, Missouri)

2006 Reunion

2006 Mini Reunion (Tallahassee, Florida)

2005 Reunion

2005 Mini Reunion (Tallahassee, Florida)

2004  Reunion

2004 Mini Reunion (Tallahassee, Florida)

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

2002 Gulfport, Mississippi

2002 Mini (Tallahassee, Florida)

2001 Branson, Missouri

2001 Mini (Tallahassee, Florida)

2000 Albany, New York

1999 Branson, Missouri

1998 Springfield, Massachuttes

1997 Mobile, Alabama (12) [29]

1996 Dearborn, Michigan (21)

1995 Groton, Connecticut (32)


1994 Chattanooga, Tennessee (17)

1993 Dayton, Ohio (40)

1992 Buffalo, New York (22)

1991 Mobile, Alabama (25)

1990 Lewisburg, Virginia (15)

1989 Lewisburg, Virginia (24)

1988 St. Louis, Missouri 14)

1987 Newport, Rhode Island (21)

1986 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (19)

1985 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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webpage updated 07/25/15 16:36:25