United States Submarine Veterans
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
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 19 @ 1200: March Joint Thresher Base & USS Maine Base meeting at Newicks Lobster House
Saturday, April 9 @ 1300: 53rd Annual USS Thresher Memorial Service @ R.W. Traip Academy
The 53rd Annual USS Thresher Memorial Service will be held at the R.W. Traip Academy, 12 Williams Avenue, Kittery, ME, on April 9, 2016 at 1300.
Doors open to attendees at 1100.
Attendance is open to USS Thresher Family Members, USS Thresher Former Crew Members, VIPs, current and former PNS staff and employees, Active Duty Military personnel, Submarine Veterans and area media representatives.
Formal invitations were mailed to USS Thresher Family Members, USS Thresher Former Crew Members and VIPs.
RSVP's are due Saturday, March 19th along with the names of those in your party by either emailing Thresher Base Commander Kevin Galeaz at ThresherBase@gmail.com or leaving a phone message at 603.268.0420.
All Submarine Veterans, Active Duty Military, current and former PNS staff and employees have a standing invitation to attend.
Saturday, May 14 @ 1200: May Thresher Base meeting at Newicks Lobster House
An optional self-order luncheon will begin immediately after the meeting.
Please note that this meeting is the 2nd versus 3rd Saturday in May. It has been moved due to UNH Graduation.
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