Thresher Base

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

 

 

 

 

 

Future Events

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

The January 2017 Thresher Base Meeting will be held at Newicks Lobster House on Saturday, January 21 starting at 1200.

 

Newicks Seafood Restaruant is located at 431 Dover Pt. Rd. Dover, NH

Saturday, March 18, 2017 @ 1130:

Combined March Thresher Base & USS Maine Base Meeting @ Run of the Mill Pub & Brewery, Saco, ME

The Combined USSVI Thresher Base & USSVI USS Maine Base will be held on Saturday, March 18 starting at 11:30 at the Run of the Mill Public House & Brewery, 100 Main St., Saco, ME.

Saturday, April 8, 2017 @ 1300:

54th Annual USS Thresher Memorial Service

The 54th Annual USS Thresher Memorial Service will be held at R.W. Traip Academy Auditorium,12 Williams Ave, Kittery, ME on Saturday, April 8, 2017 @ 1300.

 

Formal invitations will be mailed on Feb 3rd to USS Thresher Family, Former Crew & VIPs.

 

Doors will open two hours prior at 1100.

Saturday, May 13, 2017 @ 1200:

May Thresher Base Meeting @ Newick's Lobster House

The May 2017 Thresher Base Meeting will be held at Newicks Lobster House on Saturday, May 13th starting at 1200. Note that due to UNH Graduation, this meeting is being held on the 2nd Saturday of May versus the 3rd.

 

Newicks Seafood Restaruant is located at 431 Dover Pt. Rd. Dover, NH

 

 

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