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HOMENEW ADDITIONSSITE MAPINTRODUCTION
FOREWORDINVOCATION1. WALTER S. SAVAGE, JR.2.  DE-386 (WWII)
3.  DE-386 CREW4.  DE-386 CREW PHOTOS5.  DE-386 SHIP PHOTOS6.  DER-386 (1955)
7.  DER CREW 1955 - 19648.  DER-386 PHOTOS9.  SAVAGE IN VIETNAM10.  VIETNAM CREW
11.  VIETNAM PHOTOS12.  SHIP'S AWARDS13.  ACTIVE SERVICE TERMINATED14.  REUNION ASSOCIATION
15.  DECEASED16.  ROSTER17  REUNION PHOTOS18.  KEEPSAKES
19.  MISCELLANEOUS20.  SITE POLICIES21.  WEBMASTER22.  SHIP'S STORE
23.  SITE AWARDS24.  COMMANDING OFFICERS 25.  SHIP'S HISTORY

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September, 1954
Designation changed to Radar Picket Escort Destroyer.
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August, 1955
SAVAGE was employed as a Radar Picket Station Ship under Commander Naval Forces Western Continental Air Defense Command.
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January, 1959
SAVAGE began operating as a part of the Mid-Pacific Barrier under COMBARPAC [Commander Barrier Pacific] as an operating unit of CORTRON [abbreviation  for escort squadron] 5.
April, 1960
January, 1965
SAVAGE was assigned to Escort Squadron FIVE for administration, and operated under the operational control of Barrier Force Pacific COMBARPAC.
April, 1965
SAVAGE was transferred to the operational control of Commander SEVENTH Fleet for coastal surveillance off the coast of South Vietnam. 
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SAVAGE'S duties changed from Barrier Ship to assisting the Barrier Aircraft as Search and Rescue/Navigation Aid Ship (NAVAID/SAR).
May, 1965
South Vietnam and Operation Market Time (where she spent more time than any other DER).
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Destroyer Escort /World War II.
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Award of Friendship from Lupércio Mundim of Brazil
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