About the USS Yosemite Association

About Us

The USS Yosemite Association website is dedicated to the memory of the USS Yosemite AD-19 and the men and women that served aboard since she was commissioned on March 16, 1944. A former shipmate, Bill Krug had served two years aboard “The Busy Lady” and now serves as the current Association President. Bill has initiated the website upgrade to the newest Open Source technology.

Many shipmates and crew members have also volunteered their time, talent, and resources to our Association over the past 30 years to preserve the ships’ memory. We hope you enjoy our website and can experience “The Busy Lady” through the pages of our site and get a little bit of the feeling of being aboard her in her glory days. We extend a hardy welcome, a salute to all site visitors, and a personal invitation to those shipmates who served on the USS Yosemite and their families to join our organization.

Also, we ask you to consider financially supporting us by either continuously providing annual membership dues or your donations to keep us operating. Your donations and membership dues of $15 annually will support our association and publish our newsletters, website administration, and reunion planning. Only with your financial support can we carry on to honor the crew and keep the memory of USS Yosemite AD-19 alive!

If you are a family member of someone who has served aboard the USS Yosemite, we appreciate your support, photos, comments, and any stories you can share with us. Also, new to our Association as of 2023, family members can hold official Association positions. Anyone in the USS Yosemite veteran’s family can be a member, hold a position, and, most of all, get the credit they deserve for doing the work that often was being done behind the scenes.

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