United States Submarine Veterans
To perpetuate the memory of our shipmates who gave their lives in the
pursuit of their duties while serving their country.
That their dedication, deeds and supreme sacrifice be a
constant source of motivation toward greater accomplishments.
Pledge loyalty and patriotism to the United States of America and its Constitution.
Realizing our Creed
49th USS Thresher Memorial Service
July 2012 Lobster Fest & Holland Club Induction
Honor & Respect
WWII Submarine Veterans at the 2009 Lobster Fest & Holland Club Induction Ceremony
Daniel Stacey Eagle Scout Court of Honor, 2011 Memorial Day Service @ Albacore Park
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
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, September 17 @ 0900:
Submarine History Day at Albacore Park
The September meeting will be held at Albacore Park on September 17th starting at 0900 sharp. This meeting will be held immediately before the Submarine History Day festivities that are scheduled from 1000 - 1500.
Volunteers are requested to assist in manning the USSVI Thresher Base tent, and to help Albacore Park with event tear down. If you can volunteer, please email ThresherBase.CMDR@gmail.com.
Navy History Day Itinerary:
0900: USSVI Thresher Base Meeting including Tolling of the Bells Ceremony.
1000: Opening remarks (to be administered by either Captain Dave Hunt, Commander of PNS or guest lecturer from USS Constitution Museum)
1030: Film Festival commences in the Albacore museum space, Visitor’s Center
1100 - 1200: MudHook music performers
1200: Drill/firearms demonstration by 1812 Marines.
1300 - 1400: MudHook music performers
1400: Swearing in of new recruits into US Navy & USMC (either by Commander Gerosa, USS Constitution, or Captain Dave Hunt, Commander of PNS) followed by the cutting of the cake. Sea Cadets to provide Color Guard, & sing National Anthem.
1500: Event concludes. Exhibitors may begin break-down of exhibits if they choose – Film Festival continues to 5:00PM
Albacore Park is located at 600 Market St., Portsmouth, NH.
Saturday, November 19 @ 1200:
November Thresher Base Meeting @ TBD
The November Thresher Base meeting will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2016 @ TBD.
Saturday, December 17 @ TBD:
Wreaths Across America Ceremony @ Albacore Park
The 2016 Wreaths Across America Ceremony will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2016 @ Albacore Park. Start time and program details are TBD.
Saturday, January 21, 2017 @ 1200:
January Threhser Base Meeting @ Newick's Lobster House
The January 2017 Thresher Base Meeting will be held at Newicks Seafood Restaurant on Saturday, January 21 starting at 1200.
Newicks Seafood Restaruant is located at 431 Dover Pt. Rd. Dover, NH
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