Thresher Base

United States Submarine Veterans


52nd Annual USS Thresher Memorial Service


Saturday, April 11, 2015@ 1300

R. W.  Traip Academy

12 Williams Avenue, Kittery, Maine


On Saturday, April 11, 2015, the 52nd Annual USS Thresher Memorial Service hosted by USSVI Thresher Base will be held at the R. W. Traip Academy Auditorium honoring the loss of 129 crew members, US Naval Submarine Officer Observers, and civilian support personnel aboard the USS Thresher during sea trials off the New England coast 52 years ago on April 10, 1963.


The memorial service will begin at 1300. The auditorium doors will open at 1100.


Email your RSVP with the names in your party to Thresher Base Commander Kevin Galeaz  by email at or by phone 603.268.0420.


Name-tags will be made up for all USS Thresher family and former crew members identified in the RSVPs.


Roses will be distributed to all USS Thresher family and former crew women who have submitted an RSVP.


To request an invitation or to obtain additional information regarding the event, email Thresher Base Commander Kevin Galeaz at or phone 603.268.0420.


On April 10th or the morning of April 11th, please contact Kevin on his cell: 603.785.6464.




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