The Beat Tag - USS Slater Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:46:40 GMT Where in the World is the USS Slater? Albany, N.Y. - A lot of people have been asking this question. To answer, USS SLATER is at Caddell Dry Dock and Repair in Staten Island. Typically, the ship is open to the public in Albany near the beginning of April. This season, after several years of fundraising, the ship has been taken to drydock for repairs to her hull. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT