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USS Holder Association's 38th Annual Reunion

7 September 2016 through 11 September 2016

The shipmates of the ships named USS Holder DE401, DD819, and DDE819 will once again be gathering to enjoy the company of one and other, this time in Portland, ME for their 38th reunion.

Events of the 38th USS Holder Reunion

Schedule and events to follow as we receive them.

Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Afternoon - Check-in

Evening - light supper  

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Thursday, 8 September 2016

Morning -   Guided tour of the Portsmouth Navy Shipyard, located on the Northern coast of New Hampshire. We will conduct our memorial service at the base Chapel. PLEASE FILL OUT the enclosed form to access the Naval Shipyard and mail with reunion activities selections.  

- Lunch at the Tirante Tavern    

Afternoon -   Arrive at the Franciscan Monastery to pick up our Tour Guides. We will depart for our Maine coastal tour through Ogunquit, Kennebunkport to include a view of president HW Bush's summer home.  

Late Afternoon/Evening -  We will be arriving at Foster's Downeast Lobster Feast. Here you will enjoy Clam Chowder, corn on the cob, Lobster/Steam Clams/Mussels, Chicken or Eggplant Parmesan. During dinner you will be entertained by one of Maine's local artists.  

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Friday, 9 September 2016

Morning - "ALL ABOARD" for our trolley tour of Portland where we will drive through the Old Port Exchange, Portland's restored waterfront district. One of the highlights of the trip is a visit to the Portland Headlight (lighthouse). Returning to Old Port Exchange for 2 hours of free time and lunch on your own.    

Afternoon -   We will board the Islander for a 90 minute narrated tour on Casco Bay. On the cruise you will see the Casco Bay Islands, Portland skyline and Lighthouses along the rugged coast of Maine.  

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Saturday, 10 September 2016

Morning - Annual Business Meeting and World Famous Raffle.    

Evening -   Banquet and Good-Byes  

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Sunday, 11 September 2016
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For hotel information contact Robert Adams at:
E-mail = adamsrt@verizon.net
Phone = 813-645-7601



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