The USS DeWert will be decommissioned on April 4th, 2013 at 9AM.Hotel Accomodations: For those travelling from out of state, a group discount is available from the Holiday Inn Express located on 2040 Mayport Road, Jacksonville FL. The group discount rate is $80.00 per night (single or double). You need to call in your reservation directly at the hotel and use discount code USS DeWert Decomm when calling. The phone number is 904-435-0700If you are interested in beach side accomodations, there are several other hotels including Marriott Courtyard, One Ocean and Fairfield Inn.Important: This is not an official US Navy website or service. If you have questions related to USS DeWert decommisioning ceremony itself, please contact LCRD Dickerson on the USS DeWert or ask for the ships Public Affairs Officer. The USS DeWert Quarterdeck phone number is 904-270-7950.*** Update February 6th, 2014 ***Official Event Information.Access to the base does require an official RSVP list, Mayport base security requires attendees to submit a Name and Date of Birth. Unfortunately EventBrite hosting does not allow for a DOB sign up option for a ticket and cannot be used to obtain gate access. You will need to email the name and date of birth to Rsvpffg45@gmail.com of the people you are bringing to the event. We continue to encourage signing up for the Attending Ticket below as your name is published so you can let your fellow shipmates know you are attending.The ship will not be open for tours on the day of the decommissioning. Unfortunately all the sections of the ship will have been shut down and sealed off. If they open up a section of the ship a complete audit of the ship will need to be completed.The ships store has been closed and there are no USS DeWert hats, coffee cups or other memorabilia available.There are no other official USS DeWert events after the ship decommissioning has been completed. Un-official Event Information. (See disclaimer)Orion Solutions, LLC will be sponsoring a happy hour. A separate un-official event ticket will be posted. We should have the location picked out in the coming weeks. We were waiting on the official Event Information first. Expect a kick off at 5PM, April 4th. As soon as we get the location nailed down, we will publish a ticket with the Announcement.A USS DeWert Golf outing is being put together for Saturday April 5th, 2014. A separate ticket will be posted for this event.Delta Hinson is selling USS DeWert shirts and commemorative coins for the event. See the USS DeWert Facebook page where he has more information. These are not official items and we understanding he is selling them at cost. Coins must be purchased from Delta no later than February 19, 2014. You can remit payment directly using the following address:Delta Hinson2901 Bamberg PlaceVirginia Beach, VA 23453Stay tuned to the USS DeWert Facebook page, as we can get more information available, we will publish announcements there. Disclaimer: The US Navy has no affiliation to un-official events and assumes no liability should individuals elect to purchase tickets or attend these events.