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.

Saturday, July 15th, 2017 @ 1200:

Holland Club Induction & Lobster Bake @ Seabrook American Legion.

The July 2017 Thresher Base meeting and Holland Club Induction Ceremony will be held on Saturday, July 15th @ 1200 at the Raymond E. Walton American Legion Post 70, 169 Walton Road, Seabrook, NH. The Sons of  the American Legion will host a Lobster Bake immediately after the completion of the Holland Club Induction Ceremony for our members and guests.


This years Holland Club Inductees are YNCM(SS) Frank W. Reinhold, Jr. & MM2(SS) Ronald Chase.


Reservations for Lobster Bake meals for you and your guests can be made with the on-line Google Form: 2017 USSVI Thresher Base Lobster Bake Order Form.


The Lobster Bake meal prices that cannot be beat are:

$30 for two 1.25 lb lobsters

$25 for one 1,25 lb lobster

$25 for a steak


Lobster meals include corn on the cob, steamers and clam chowder. Steak meals include baked potato, corn on the cob and salad.


The Sons of the American Legion are requiring orders be finalized two weeks prior to the event, therefore, payment in the form of a check is required to be in my postal mail box no later than Saturday, July 1st, 2016.


After filling out the form, cut a check for the total amount made out to "USSVI Thresher Base" and mail to:

Thresher Base Commander Kevin Galeaz

1465 Hooksett Rd. Unit #239

Hooksett, NH 03106


Saturday, September TBD, 2017 @ TBD

Submarine History Day @ Albacore Park

Albacore Park will be hosting Submarine History Day on a TBD Saturday in September. The date will be posted as soon as Albacore Park provides it. In years past, Thresher Base held their September meeting at 0900 prior to the event start at 1000.

Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 1200.

November Thresher Base meeting @ TBD.

The November Thresher Base meeting will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at a TBD location with a 1200 start time.

Saturday, December 16, 2017 @ 1000.

National Wreaths Across America Ceremony @ Albacore Park.

The National Wreath Across America Ceremony will be held @ Albacore Park @ 1000 coincident with wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as over 1,200 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea, and abroad. Join with your Thresher Base shipmates to take part in this meaningful event.




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