— [NTC Historic District] —This 2/3 scale model of a destroyer escort (TDE-1) helped instruct as many as 50,000 naval recruits annually in basic naval procedure. Commissioned 27 July 1949, the Recruit was the Navy's only commissioned ship never to reach water. The Recruit was the first of three similar structures built by the Navy following World War II. It is the sole survivor of the three. Decommissioned 7 March 1967 when it could not be classified in a computerized Naval inventory, the USS Recruit nevertheless continued to train recruits, and was decommissioned in 1982 as a training guided missile frigate. Recruits gave the structure its affectionate nickname: USS Neversail.
|Series||This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series|
|Placed By||California Department of Parks and Recreation, Cork McMillin Companies, The Redevelopment Agency of San Diego, and the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus, Squibob Chapter|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 4:55pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||11S E 479730 N 3621206|
|Decimal Degrees||32.72846667, -117.21631667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 43.708', W 117° 12.979'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 43' 42.48" N, 117° 12' 58.74" W|
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|Area Code(s)||619, 858, 949, 310, 510,|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 4325-4461 N Harbor Dr, San Diego CA 92101, US|
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