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 17, 2018 @ 1200
March Joint Thresher Base & USS Maine Base meeting @ Newick's Lobster House
Saturday, April 7, 2018 @ 1300
55th USS Thresher Memorial Service
R.W. Traip Academy, 12 Williams Avenue, Kittery, ME
The 55th Annual USS Thresher Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at the R.W. Traip Academy, 12 Williams Avenue, Kittery, ME. Start time is 1300. Doors will be open @ 1100. Formal invitations will be mailed to USS Thresher Family, Former Crew & VIPs on February 3, 2018. RSVP's are due on March 1, 2018 by email to ThresherBase@gmail.com. Submarine Veterans & PNS employees past and present are welcome to attend without a formal invitation. Reserved seats will be set aside for USS Thresher Family, Former Crew & VIPs.
Saturday, May 19, 2018 @ 1200
May Thresher Base meeting @ Newick's Lobster House
Monday, May 28, 2018 @ 1000
Memorial Day Ceremony
Albacore Park Memorial Garden
The 2018 Memorial Day Ceremony will be held at the Albacore Park Memorial Garden, 600 Market Street, Portsmouth, NH. Start time is 1000.
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