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Official Home
Of the
" U.S.S. Walker DD\DDE-517 "

Navy Flag

Star"Request permission to come aboard sir!
Permission granted sailor ! "

Aye Aye Sir !

Not a Walker Sailor you say? Star
Then thanks for visiting with us anyway

Want to read the story of the Walker's Word War II days?

Pick up your copy of  "Monentary Heros" by George Gaytan.

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UPDATED 06/15/2017


Walker at sea

Walker Homeward Bound 1943 - 1969

Through Dedication, Honor, Integrity and Character  we proudly served our country for   peace and liberty for all Americans to keep our nation free

"Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, in order to assure the survival and the success of liberty." - President John F. Kennedy Inauguration Speech, 1961

Attention on deck! All hands .....

The purpose of this site is to carry on the memory and heritage of the Walker and all her crews that served
aboard her from 1943 to 1969. We welcome all your comments and any information you have on the
Walker from Year Books and Photo's to Favorite Memories while you served aboard her. Please feel free
to email us with any and all information you have on the ship as well as the crews. We hope you enjoy your
stay aboard the Walker and we look forward to your comments and contributions.
  - -Tom Smoot, USS Walker 1968-69

The Walkers site was originally
designed by Tom Smoot, is maintained

by Gary Dillon BM2 65-67