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.

  • July 4th, 2015: Bath, Maine Heritage Days Parade

    Join with USS Maine Base & Thresher Base Recruiter Bob McAlpine representing USSVI & Thresher Base marching in the Bath, Maine Heritage Days Parade. The parade start time is 1000. The parade muster location and time will be published as soon as USS Maine Base pins it down.


    If you would like to ride up to the event with Bob McAlpine, he can be reached via email at & by phone at 603.772.3272.

  • July 18, 2015: Thresher Base Holland Club Induction & WWII SubVet Lobster Bake at Raymond E. Walton American Legion in Seabrook

    The July 2015 WWII SubVet & Thresher Base Lobster Fest & Holland Club Induction Ceremony will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2015 @ 1200 at the Raymond E. Walton American Legion Post 70, 169 Walton Road, Seabrook, NH.


    Thresher Base members David Woodman,

    Richard Wilcox & Dennis Wagner will be inducted into the Holland Club by New England Region 1 Commander Peter Koester.



    Reservations with meal selection & payment are required by the Sons of the American Legion two weeks prior to the event on Saturday, July 4th, 2015.


    Prices are:

    $30 for a Double Lobster

    $25 for a Single Lobster

    $25 for a Steak


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


    To register, open and fill out the Lobster Bake Menu Selection Order Form.  Mail a check made out for the total calculated amount to "USSVI Thresher Base" to:


    Kevin Galeaz

    USSVI Thresher Base Commander

    1465 Hooksett Rd. Unit #239

    Hooksett, NH 03016-1877


    For additional event information, contact Kevin at or by phone at 603.268.0420

  • September 7-12, 2015: USSVI National Convention, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    The 2015 USSVI National Convention hosted by USSVI Requin Base will be held from September 7-12, 2015 at The Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh, 1000 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222


    Event and registration details can be found on the convention website at:




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