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, June 24, 2023 @0730:

USS Albacore Hands On Rig For Dive

USS Albacore

600 Market St, Portsmouth, NH

Join your fellow Thresher Base members and USS Albacore crew members at the second 'Hands On Rig For Dive' for the Hooksett Boy Scout Troop 603 on Saturday, June 24 @ 0730 at the USS Albacore, 600 Market St, Portsmouth, NH. Your role will be to help the scouts find the color coded valves on their qual card, helping them complete the compartment rig for dive procedure, and finally, conduct a simulated dive.


The plan of the day is as follows:

  • 0730 - 0750: Museum tour + meet WWII Submarine Veteran Bill Tebo.
  • 0750 - 0830: Tour of USS Albacore including color coded valve scavenger hunt.
  • 0830 - 0850: Hands on rig for dive in each compartment
  • 0850 – 0900: Simulated dive
  • 0900 - 0930: Q&A session on lawn + group photo alongside USS Albacore + gift shop souvenirs if desired.

    Directions to the USS Albacore can be found via the following link:  Directions to USS Albacore.

    Saturday, July 15, 2023 @1200:

    July Thresher Base Meeting

    Newick's Lobster House

    431 Dover Point Rd., Dover, NH

    Join your fellow Thresher Base members at the July 2023 meeting on Saturday, July 15 @ 1200 at Newick's Lobster House, 431 Dover Point Rd., Dover, NH.


    Directions to the Newicks Lobster House can be found via the following link:  Directions to Newicks Lobster House.










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