The Boston Globe verifies what DANFS has which makes you wonder why the other sources that said she went direct or nearly direct form mothballs to modernization flubbed on the correct information.
: Boston Globe archives
: This link should provide headlines to
: articles in the Boston Globe. (You will
: have to buy the actual articles.) The
: headlines should be enough. She was in
: Boston during that period according to both
: the local newspaper of the time, and (as you
: mention) DANFS. In lieu of photos, would
: this be proof enough for you?
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: Shangri La has long been a favorite of mine.
: According to some sources Shangri La
: recommissioned for about a year 1951-52 out
: of the Pacific Reserve Fleet, and operated
: out of Boston, Massachusetts. Late in 1952
: she returned to Bremerton for her one stop
: 27C/125 conversion.
: Haze Gray blurb disputes this.
: Did she operate out of Boston for a year
: prior to conversion?
: Assuming she did, are there any photos of
: her during this period.
: Ray Beans photo of Phil Sea got me to
: thinking about this, so Ray it is all your
: Obviously my motivation is a model of her
: during this 51-52 period, using one of the
: Dragon long hull kits.