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, July 21, 2018 @ 1200
July Meeting, Holland Club Induction Ceremony & Lobster Bake

Seabrook American Legion

169 Walton Rd, Seabrook, NH

The July Thresher Base meeting featuring the Holland Club Induction & Lobster Bake will be held on Saturday, July 21, 2018 @ 1200 at the Raymond E. Walton American Legion Post 70, 169 Walton Road, Seabrook, NH.


Reservations with meal selection and payment are due no later than Saturday, July 7, 2018. To select your meal, please use the following  on-line Google Form URL:


Make your checks out to "USSVI Thresher Base" and mail to

Thresher Base Secretary Brian Stucker

132 Kennard Rd.

Nottingham, NH 03290


Due to the current market value of Lobsters, there is a $5 increase in the cost of the Double Lobster and Single Lobster meals.


This years Holland Club Inductees include:

James Atwood, USS Tinosa (SSN-606) (Currently residing  in Guam)

Stan Fenberg, USS Sam Rayburn (SSBN-635)

Tom Gillen, USS Snook (SSN-592)

Greg Hankin, USS Sea Owl (SS-405)

Robert Kempkes, USS Albacore (AGSS-569)

Steve Lacey, USS George Washington (SSBN-598)

Bruce Vignola, USS Robert E Lee (SSBN-601)


Saturday, September 15, 2018 @ 0900

Thresher Base Meeting & Navy History Day

Albacore Park, 600 Market Street

Portsmouth, NH

The September 2018 Thresher Base meeting will be held as part of the Albacore Park Annual Navy History Day. Start time is 0900.


This years Navy History Day theme is Submarine Rescue.


Albacore Park is located at 600 Market St., Portsmouth, NH.

Saturday, November 17, 2018 @ 1200

Thresher Base Meeting @ Newick's Lobster House

431 Dover Pt. Road, Dover, NH

The November 2018 Thresher Base meeting will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Newick's Lobster House, 431 Dover Point Rd., Dover, NH.


A self-pay luncheon will be held immediately after the meeting.


Start time is 1200.










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