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
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, March 18, 2023 1200:
Combined Thresher Base & USS Maine Base Meeting
Newick's Lobster House
431 Dover Point Rd., Dover, NH
Join your fellow Thresher Base & USS Maine Base members at the March 2023 combined meeting on Saturday, March 18 @ 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.
Saturday, April 15, 2023 1300:
60th Annual USS Thresher Memorial Service
R.W. Traip Academy, 12 Williams Ave, Kittery, ME
Join your fellow USSVI Thresher Base, USS Maine Base & Marblehead Base members who are hosting the USS Thresher Family & Former Crew at the 60th Annual USS Thresher Memorial Service on Saturday, April 15 @ 1300 at R.W. Traip Academy, 12 Williams Ave. Kittery, Maine.
Formal invitations were mailed on Monday, February 6, 2023 to USS Thresher Family & Former Crew Members, PNS and VIPs.
Due to limited seating, Submarine Veterans, PNS Employees and Civilians are required to RSVP online.
RSVP online using the Google RSVP Form
RSVP's are due no later than March 10, 2023.
Those unable to attend in person may view a live YouTube broadcast of the indoor service and a Facebook Live broadcast of the outdoor wreath laying ceremony. For details see: Livestream Broadcast.
Directions to the R.W. Traip Academy can be found via the following link: Directions to R.W. Traip Academy.
Please email your questions and requests for additional information to Kevin Galeaz, Annual USS Thresher Memorial Service Planning Committee Chairman at ThresherBase@gmail.com.
To perpetuate the memory of our shipmates who gave their lives in the
pursuit of their duties while serving their country.
That their dedication, deeds and supreme sacrifice be a
constant source of motivation toward greater accomplishments.
Pledge loyalty and patriotism to the United States of America and its Constitution.
Realizing our Creed
49th USS Thresher Memorial Service
July 2012 Lobster Fest & Holland Club Induction
Honor & Respect
WWII Submarine Veterans at the 2009 Lobster Fest & Holland Club Induction Ceremony
Daniel Stacey Eagle Scout Court of Honor, 2011 Memorial Day Service @ Albacore Park