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.
April 11, 2015: 52nd Annual USS Thresher Memorial Service at R.W. Traip Academy
On Saturday, April 11, 2015, the 52nd Annual USS Thresher Memorial Service hosted by USSVI Thresher Base will be held at the R. W. Traip Academy Auditorium honoring the loss of 129 crew members, US Naval Submarine Officer Observers, and civilian support personnel aboard the USS Thresher during sea trials off the New England coast 52 years ago on April 10, 1963.
The memorial service will begin at 1300. The auditorium doors will open at 1100.
R.W. Traip Academy is located at 12 Williams Avenue, Kittery Maine.
USS Thresher Family & Former Crew Storyboards may be dropped off either Friday April 10, 2015 between the hours of 1600 and 1800 or anytime after 1000 prior to the service on Saturday, April 11, 1015.
May 16, 2015: Thresher Base Meeting at Newicks Lobster House
As with all Thresher Base events, wives, significant others, friends and potential new members are welcome and encouraged to attend.
May 25, 2015: Memorial Day Ceremony At Albacore Park
The Annual Memorial Day Ceremony hosted by Albacore Park & USSVIThresher Base will be held at Albacore Park on Monday, May 2015 at 1000.
July 18, 2015: Thresher Base Holland Club Induction & WWII SubVet Lobster Bake at Raymond E. Walton American Legion in Seabrook
The July 2014 WWII SubVet & Thresher Base Lobster Fest & Holland Club Induction Ceremony will be held on Saturday, July 19, 2014 @ 1200 at the Raymond E. Walton American Legion Post 70, 169 Walton Road, Seabrook, NH.
Thresher Base member David Woodman will be inducted into the Holland Club by New England Region 1 Commander Peter Koester.
The Keynote speaker is TBD
Reservations with meal selection & payment are required by Friday, July 10.
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