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.
Thursday, January 5, 2017 @ 1800:
Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Operations Overview
Tirante Tavern, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
Join with your Thresher Base, Marblehead Base & USS Providence crew member Submarine brothers to listen to the PNS Operations Overview presentation given by former Thresher Base Commander and current PNS Public Affairs Specialist Gary Hildreth.
Date & Time: Thursday, January 5, 2017 @ 1800
Location: Tirante Tavern, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.
Online registration is limited to Submarine Veterans and their guests (U.S. Citizens only). Registration is required no later than Saturday, December 30, 2016 to be placed on the PNS Security Access list using this on-line Google Form created by Marblehead Base Secretary and NERD1 Commander Peter Koester.
The Tirante Tavern will be open for liquid refreshments before and after Gary's presentation. It's recommended that you eat dinner prior to your arrival.
Please park at the PNS Parking Garage and walk directly to Tirante Tavern. Senior Chief Grimaldi, USS PROVIDENCE, is working on obtaining a duty van to shuttle SubVets and their guests who are unable to walk from the Parking Garage to Tirante Tavern.
Additional details will be posted here and emailed to registrants by Peter the day before the event.
Saturday, January 21, 2017 @ 1200:
January Thresher Base Meeting @ Newick's Lobster House
Saturday, March 18, 2017 @ 1130:
Combined March Thresher Base & USS Maine Base Meeting @ Run of the Mill Pub & Brewery, Saco, ME
Saturday, April 8, 2017 @ 1300:
54th Annual USS Thresher Memorial Service
Saturday, May 13, 2017 @ 1200:
May Thresher Base Meeting @ Newick's Lobster House
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