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.

  • Sunday, August 30 @ 1430:  Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Hayden Faust @ Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 16 Baboosic Lake Rd, Merrimack, NH 03054

    Join with your shipmates to honor future Submariner Hayden Faust at his Eagle Scout Court of Honor @ 1430 this Sunday, August 30, 2015 @ Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 16 Baboosic Lake Rd, Merrimack, NH 03054.

  • 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:


  • Saturday, September 19, 2015 @ 1000: Thresher Base meeting at Albacore Park Submarine History Day. Volunteers needed. (Tentative pending Albacore Park approval)

    The September 2015 Thresher Base meeting will be held at  Albacore Park, 600 Market Street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The meeting will start promptly at 1000. This meeting coincides with the Albacore Park Submarine History Day.


    This years Albacore Park Submarine History Day theme will be "L8 to Today: 100 Years of Making & Repairing Subs" at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.


    Volunteers are needed to help man the USSVI Thresher Base Tent, and to help with event setup and take down. Please email Thresher Base Commander Kevin Galeaz at if you would like to assist.

  • Friday, September 25, 2015 @ 0800:  First Annual UNH Veterans & Family Weekend Golf Tournament,  Pease Golf Course.

    The First Annual UNH Veterans Family Weekend Golf Tournament will be held on Friday September 25th at Pease Golf Course, 200 Grafton Dr, Portsmouth, NH. 0800 registration.


    The tournament benefits the UNH Student Armed Forces Association and Operation Hat Trick-both providing assistance to student veterans, regional veterans and their families.


    The tournament is open to all university and non university participants, veterans, friends and the public.


    Entry fee $100/per person ($90/students) includes continental breakfast, greens fees, cart, lunch and prizes.


    To register call Thresher Base member Denny Byrne @ 603-862-0911 or follow this link to register online:

  • Saturday, November 21, 2015 @ 1200: November Thresher Base Meeting and Luncheon at Flag Hill Winery & Distillery. Menu options with order information pending.

    The November Thresher Base meeting will be held on November 21, 2015 at the Flag Hill Winery & Distillery, 297 North River Road (Rt.155), Lee, NH. The meeting with start at 1200 with the optional delicious luncheon held immediately after.


    Menu selection with reservation details are TBD.



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