On 7/17/14 I asked Jerry Jones if he really felt the Gage could be saved.

Here is his response:

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Gerald Jones 
To: 'USS Neshoba Website' 
Sent: Saturday, July 17, 2004 11:53 AM
Subject: RE: APA 168 Gage pictures posted

Thanks for the web page Russ. Hopefully it might help inspire the group. WATCH MY LIPS. . . .I honestly believe that Gage is savable.