|Inform San Diegans of the remarkable record of the USS San Diego CL 53 and her crew during WWII.Honor the ship and her crew by erecting a permanent Memorial near downtown San Diego.
Establish a museum of USS San Diego memorabilia and artifacts on board the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum.
Set up smaller displays of memorabilia at appropriate locations in San Diego
Continue publication of “THE FIVE INCHER” newsletter, first published on board the USS San Diego in 1943.
|California Non-profit Corporation – February, 1999
California Tax Exemption – Approved
Federal Tax Exemption – Approve
|480 Members throughout the United States|
|E. Robert Alderson||Chairman, Chief Financial Officer|
|Will Templeton||Director, Plans and Policies|
|Fred Whitmore||Director, Museum, Displays, Fund Raising|
|Julie Villanueva||Director, Navy Liaison, Publicity|
|Howard Ruggles||Director, Community Relations|
|Leonard E. Shea||Director, Secretary, Asst. CFO|
|Operating Funds –||Membership Dues|
|Memorial Trust Fund –||Private Funding|