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.

Friday, November 11, 2016 @ 1100:

USS PROVIDENCE (SSN-719) Boat Tour

Commander (SS) Jason Grizzle, Commanding Officer of USS PROVIDENCE (SSN-719), is extending an invitation to members of USSVI Thresher Base & Marblehead Base for a boat tour.

 

Date: Friday, November 11, 2016 (Veterans Day)

 

Location: Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNS), Kittery, Maine

 

Tour start time: 1100

 

Please fill out the online registration form for each attendee in your party by clicking on the following link:

https://goo.gl/forms/XPUbIbwNhXYu4bkQ2

 

Your full name & date of birth are required by PNS Security for screening.

 

All tour attendees must be US Citizens

 

One form is required to be submitted for each attendee in your party.

 

Online registration must be completed no later than Sunday, November 6, 2016.

 

Additional details will be emailed to registrants and published on our website www.ThresherBase.org no later than November 9th.

 

A special thank you to CDR (SS) Grizzle & MMNCS (SS) Dominick A. Grimaldi for coordinating this tour.

 

Saturday, November 19 @ 1200:

November Thresher Base Meeting @ Flag Hill Winery & Distillery

The November 2016 Thresher Base meeting will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at the Flag Hill Winery & Distillery, 297 North River Road, Lee, NH. The start time is 1200.

 

An optional catered plated luncheon will be held immediately after the meeting. Two entrees are being offered, each at a cost of $30 with tax included.

 

Entrée #1: Apple Stuffed Chicken Breast with our Signature Maple Brandy Cream Sauce

Entrée #2: Butter Crumbled Baked Haddock

 

Entrée options include garden salad, freshly baked rolls, potato (or rice or pasta) & seasonal vegetable.

 

Cheesecake will be served for desert.

 

Coffee and Tea Station (available throughout entire event)

 

Click on the following link to select your entree options and reserve a delicious plated lunch for you and any guests you bring:

Flag Hill Winery Luncheon Selection & Reservation Form

 

Reservations with check payment are due in my mailbox on Saturday, November 10, 2016.

 

Mail your check made out to "USSVI Thesher Base" to:

USSVI Thresher Base Commander Kevin Galeaz

1465 Hooksett Rd, Unit #239

Hooksett, NH, 03106

 

If you have any questions or issues with the form please contact USSVI Thresher Base Commander Kevin Galeaz either by email: ThresherBase.CMDR@gmail.com, or by phone: 603.785.6464.

Saturday, December 17 @ 1200:

Wreaths Across America Ceremony @ Albacore Park

The 2016 Wreaths Across America Ceremony will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2016 @ Albacore Park. Start time is 1200. Program details are TBD.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 @ 1200:

January Thresher Base Meeting @ Newick's Lobster House

The January 2017 Thresher Base Meeting will be held at Newicks Lobster House on Saturday, January 21 starting at 1200.

 

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

Saturday, March 18, 2017 @ 1200:

Combined March Thresher Base & USS Maine Base Meeting @ TBD

The Combined USSVI Thresher Base & USSVI USS Maine Base will be held on Saturday, March 18 at TBD.

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.

 

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

 

 

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