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, 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

Monday, May 29, 2017 @ 1000:

Memorial Day Ceremony @ Albacore Park

Join with your Thresher Base Shipmates & Albacore Park Supporters in remembrance of those who have died in service of the United States of America.


The Memorial Day Ceremony starts at 1000 and will be held at the Albacore Park Memorial Garden, 600 Market St, Portsmouth, NH 03801.

Saturday, July 15th, 2017 @ 1200:

Holland Club Induction & Lobster Bake @ Seabrook American Legion.

The July 2017 Thresher Base meeting and Holland Club Induction Ceremony will be held on Saturday, July 15th @ 1200 at the Raymond E. Walton American Legion Post 70, 169 Walton Road, Seabrook, NH. The Sons of  the American Legion will host a Lobster Bake immediately after the completion of the Holland Club Induction Ceremony for our members and guests.


This years Holland Club Inductees are YNCM(SS) Frank W. Reinhold, Jr. & MM2(SS) Ronald Chase.


Reservations for Lobster Bake meals for you and your guests can be made with the on-line Google Form: 2017 USSVI Thresher Base Lobster Bake Order Form.


The Lobster Bake meal prices that cannot be beat are:

$30 for two 1.25 lb lobsters

$25 for one 1,25 lb lobster

$25 for a steak


Lobster meals include corn on the cob, steamers and clam chowder. Steak meals include baked potato, corn on the cob and salad.


The Sons of the American Legion are requiring orders be finalized two weeks prior to the event, therefore, payment in the form of a check is required to be in my postal mail box no later than Saturday, July 1st, 2016.


After filling out the form, cut a check for the total amount made out to "USSVI Thresher Base" and mail to:

Thresher Base Commander Kevin Galeaz

1465 Hooksett Rd. Unit #239

Hooksett, NH 03106






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