Thresher Base

United States Submarine Veterans






Thresher Base was chartered on

November 15, 1989 to perpetuate

the memories and honor the legacy

of the 129 gallant men

lost aboard USS Thresher

on April 10, 1963





Future Events

Thresher Base holds six regular meetings per year on the third Saturday of the months of January, March, May, July. September & November. Additionally, Thresher Base hosts a Memorial Day service at Albacore Park as well as the Annual USS Thresher Memorial Service, held on the Saturday closest to April 10.

Saturday, March 18, 2017 @ 1130:

Combined March Thresher Base & USS Maine Base Meeting @ Run of the Mill Pub & Brewery, Saco, ME

The Combined USSVI Thresher Base & USSVI USS Maine Base will be held on Saturday, March 18 starting at 11:30 at the Run of the Mill Public House & Brewery, 100 Main St., Saco, ME.

Saturday, April 8, 2017 @ 1300:

54th Annual USS Thresher Memorial Service

The 54th Annual USS Thresher Memorial Service will be held at R.W. Traip Academy Auditorium,12 Williams Ave, Kittery, ME on Saturday, April 8, 2017 @ 1300.


Formal invitations will be mailed on Feb 3rd to USS Thresher Family, Former Crew & VIPs.


Doors will open two hours prior at 1100.

Saturday, May 13, 2017 @ 1200:

May Thresher Base Meeting @ Newick's Lobster House

The May 2017 Thresher Base Meeting will be held at Newicks Lobster House on Saturday, May 13th starting at 1200. Note that due to UNH Graduation, this meeting is being held on the 2nd Saturday of May versus the 3rd.


Our speaker with be Former Thresher Base Commander & current PNS Public Affairs Officer Gary Hildreth.


Newicks Seafood Restaruant is located at 431 Dover Pt. Rd. Dover, NH





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