Most of you have seen the USS. Shangri-La
Museum on the USS. Hornet in Alameda, CA.
(or at least photos of it)
Here is some great news! The Museum has been torn down, re-built and
moved to a new location.
It is now much better and more accessible. The new Museum is located on
2nd deck Starboard side at Frame 155 to 160. It is just aft of number 3
new Museum looks like now and what it looked like before Allen Elston
or modifying this page as
I receive more information from Allen)
ABOVE IS WHAT THE COMPARTMENTS
LOOKED LIKE BEFORE WORK WAS STARTED.
|HERE IS THE COMPLETED PROJECT.|
|LEFT SIDE OD
RIGHT SIDE OF COMPARTMENT
WHAT A GREAT IDEA FOR USING BUNK
FRAMES AS DISPLAY BOARDS
CLOSE UP OF BUNK FRAME AND TOP OF
SIGN IN PODIUM
HERE IS ALLEN HARD AT WORK
PUTTING THE DISPLAY STANDS TOGETHER
|DISPLAY CASE WITH DONATED
BUNK FRAME AS DISPLAY BOARD
MORE DISPLAYED ITEMS
|PATCHES, LIGHTERS ETC.
SILVER FROM OFFICER’S MESS
MORE ITEMS ON DISPLAY
SIGN IN DESK
THIS IS A JOB WELL DONE. AND A BIG THANK YOUGOES OUT TO ALLEN ELSTON AND HIS WIFE TAWNY.