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.
Saturday, November 21, 2015 @ 1200: November Thresher Base Meeting and luncheon at Newicks Lobster House
Saturday, Dec 12: Wreaths Across America Ceremony, Albacore Park. Details TBD
The 2015 Wreaths Across Americal Cermony will be held at Albacore Park on December 12, 2015@ TBD.
The mission and vision statement of Wreaths Across America is:
Remember, Honor, Teach, is carried out in part by coordinating wreath laying ceremonies on a specified Saturday in December at Arlington, as well as veterans cemeteries and other locations in all 50 states and beyond. We also organize a week of events including international veteran’s tributes, ceremonies at State Houses and a week-long “Veteran’s Parade” between Maine and Virginia where we stop along the way to spread our message about the importance of remembering our fallen heroes, honoring those who serve, and teaching our children about the sacrifices made by veterans and their families to preserve our freedoms.
See more at: http://www.wreathsacrossamerica.org/
Thresher Base is honored to contribute to this National event. See photos from last years ceremony at Albacore Park and remember to dress for cold weather.
Saturday, January 16 @ 1200: January Thresher Base meeting at Newicks Lobster House
Saturday, March 19 @ 1200: March Joint Thresher Base & USS Maine Base meeting. Details TBD.
The joint meeting of USS Maine Base & Thresher Base will be held at TBD on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Details will be added after the January meeting.
Saturday, April 9 @ 1300: Tentative date for the 53rd Annual USS Thresher Memorial Service. Details TBD.
The 53rd Annual USS Thresher Memorial Service will tentatively be held at the R.W. Traip Academy on April 9, 2016 at 1300. Details will be added as they are firmed up.
Saturday, May 14 @ 1200: May Thresher Base meeting at Newicks Lobster House
An optional self-order luncheon will begin immediately after the meeting.
Please note that this meeting is the 2nd versus 3rd Saturday in May. It has been moved due to UNH Graduation.
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