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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.

Shipmates attending 2016 Reunion

  Bavender  John   STG3   65-67                      Lower       Eugene  SEM3   57-59 

  Bisson  Malcolm SD3    64-66                         Maloney     Francis TM3    50-53 

  Black     Fred      EN3  61-63                           McCoy    Dave     QM3    50-54 

  Christensen Frank   CW04 55-57                  McCrain Edward  SFP2  61-65 

  Davis     Richard MM2    50-54                       Noland  Donald  MM2    62-66 

  deBarrios Jim     MM2    59-61                      Oman     John     BT3  58-59 

  Delgado Joe       ETR3   59-61                       Pinkus  Joel    BT1   66-67 

  Dierbeck  Bob     MR3    61-62                       Powers  Theodore    PC3   66-67 

  Ellsworth   Robert  SK2  71-72                      Reed    Allen    BTC    48-55 

  Elston    Ray       TMC    62-65                        Robinson Willard  ET3  51-53 

  Garth   James      E3     63-65                        Showers  Ron      YNC  61-63 

  Grudowski Bill      BT2    62-67                       Sipple  Hank        ETN2  65-68 

  Grundman Jack    TM2  52-55                       Slodysko Robert   DK1    72-74 

  Jennings Jim        IC2   61-62                         Smith    Loyd     RM3  63-65 

  Jenkins  Gary        BT2    66-67                     Stevens   Robert   BMSN 66-68 

  Johnson   Tim     STG2   66-69                      Stigall  Ronald   BT3 57-61 

  Kaim    John        MR3    56-58                       Stoffa     George  SO2   54-57 

  Kea      J.C.       MMCM  60-62                       Tabing   Richard  MM1  54-57 

  Kearney  Ed         PC3    69-71                       Valois    Bob      IC2  57-59 

  Kenton    Francis       BT2    62-67                  Wiesbeck Eugene   BT1 75-76 

                                Zimmerman  Anthony STG3  65-67 

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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