James River Strip Ship II

USS Orion AS-18, USS Howard W. Gilmore AS-16

General Nelson M. Walker AP-125

March 22-23, 2000


Frank Palmer and George Vest in Gilmore's Pilot House.



The view over Gilmore's Bow from the Pilot House windows.



A door aboard Gilmore.




Gilmore's Machine Shop. Unlike Orion, which had most of her equipment still aboard, Gilmore's shop was pretty well stripped out.