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USSVI Marblehead Base currently has the following events scheduled for 2018:

 

          April -       118th Submarine Birthday Ball

                             & Holland Club Induction

                             Date:         Saturday, 21 April 2018

                             Time:        1730 (5:30PM) Cocktails

                                                1800 (6:00PM) Program Starts

                             Gerry 5 VFA Hall, Marblehead, MA

                             Guest Speaker: Vice Admiral Richard P. Breckenridge, USN (RET)

                             Tkts: $35.00 per person

                             Meal Choices: Prime Rib or Stuffed Baked Haddock

                             Contact Frank Hood for Reservations!

 

 

          May -        Submarine History Presentation

- A presentation on the history of the American Submarine Service – from its humble beginnings in 1900, through triumphs and tragedies, all the way to present day and speculation on the future – with an emphasis on the loss of the nuclear-powered fast attack submarine USS Thresher (SSN-593) off the coast of New England in 1963 and the effect that loss continues to have on the US Navy even today.

                             Date:         Sunday, 6 May 2018

                             Time:        1430 (2:30PM)

                             New Hampshire Veteran’s Home

                             139 Winter Street, Tilton, NH

 

 

          June -        Touch-a-Truck (and Submarine) Night

                             Plaistow Public Library

                             Date:         Thursday, 21 June 2018

                             Time:        1700 (5:00 PM) – 1900 (7:00 PM)

                             85 Main St, Plaistow, NH

 

                             Submarine History Day – Battleship Cove Naval Museum

                             - Submarine Veterans needed to be docents and guides aboard USS Lionfish (SS-298).

                             Event will include a talk and book signing by Base Author Frank Hood.

                             Date:         Saturday, 23 June 2018

                             Time:        Museum open 0900 to 1700 (9:00AM to 5:00PM)

                             5 Water Street, Fall River, MA

 

 

November-        Submarine History Presentation

- A presentation on the history of the American Submarine Service – from its humble beginnings in 1900, through triumphs and tragedies, all the way to present day and speculation on the future – with an emphasis on the loss of both the Pre-WWII submarine USS S-4 (SS-109) and the nuclear-powered fast attack submarine USS Thresher (SSN-593) off the coast of New England in 1963 and the effect that loss continues to have on the US Navy even today.  This will be in conjunction with and immediately following the annual USS S-4 Memorial Service.

                             Date:         Saturday, 17 November 2018

                             Time:        1200

                             St Mary of the Harbor Church Hall

                             517 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA

 

 

 

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