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Seattle Base Members,

Seattle Base and Holland Club member Jay Davis suffered a stroke and has been admitted to Overlake Hospital earlier this week.

I visited Jay Davis today and he probably will be discharged in a few days and transferred to Evergreen Hospital for rehabilitation.

Jay also has pneumonia and is having trouble conversing. So we are not recommending visitation at this time. We do expect that he will be ready for visitors after he is transferred to Evergreen Hospital.

Please keep Jay and his family in your thoughts and prayers, he appreciates your concern.

We will keep the Base up to date on his recovery.
Cards may be sent to Jay at:
401 100th Ave NE #223
Bellevue, WA 98004-5455 

Dick Gonzalez
Seattle USSVI Base Cmdr.

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Here are some photos from the Smokey Point Rest Stop event.

We had a great time handing out coffee and telling sea stories. The Base took in about $700 in donations over the weekend. Thanks to all the volunteers that helped out and BZ to Steve Shelton for organizing and running the event.
Don Dufour and Doug Abramson
Steve Shelton ready to serve some coffee
John Roberts and daughter
Kerry Ryan
Larry Abbott
Art Thompson getting the coffee ready
Jim Harper, John Roberts daughter, and Karl 'Dutch' Krompholz





We started off the July meeting with Tolling the Boats lost in July, followed by birthday wishes for our members, introductions, and officer reports.

Old and New Business: 
Smokey Point Rest Stop Event – We had a fun time at the Smokey Point Rest Stop handing out coffee and telling sea stories. After tallying up the donations and deducting expenses, it looks like the Base made around $700 over the weekend. Thanks to all the volunteers that helped out and BZ to Steve Shelton for organizing and running the event. We will be getting pictures from the event up soon.

Kirkland Independence Day Parade – We had around 40 submarine veterans, including the Silent Service Motorcycle Club, at the Kirkland Independence Day Parade. The crowd was very enthusiastic, the parade organizers provided a pizza lunch for all the veterans, and everyone had a good time. You can see photos from the parade in a previous blog entry.

Seattle Base Tolling the Boats Ceremony – The annual Tolling the Boats ceremony and picnic is set for August 16 at the Kirkland Marina Park. Set up will start around 10 AM, with the picnic starting around 11:30 and the ceremony getting underway between 1:15 and 1:30. We will have more information on the start time as we get closer to the event, but be sure to mark it on your calendar.

August Meeting Cancelled – Due to the timing of the Tolling the Boats Ceremony, we voted to cancel the August business meeting. The next regular business meeting will be September 17.

2014 Holland Club Inductees – We added five new members to the Holland Club roll this year. Doug Abramson and Karl ‘Dutch’ Krompholz were at the meeting to pick up their certificates and patches. We mailed the certificates and patches out to Romeo Delarosa, Jim Kingman, and John Soth. Congratulations to all the new Holland Club members.
Karl 'Dutch' Krompholz and Doug Abramson receive their Holland Club certificates and patches from Base Commander Dick Gonzales

2014 USSVI Elections – Don’t forget that the last day to vote in the National USSVI elections is August 28 (paper ballots must arrive by August 28). The ballot was included in the latest issue of The American Submariner and can be filled out and mailed to the Election Master. You can also vote online through the USSVI website by clicking the Vote Nat Election button in the upper left, entering your login information (if you haven’t used the website before, just follow the on-screen instructions) and make your vote.

Challenge Coins – Ken Murray presented all the meeting attendees with a special Veterans Day challenge coin he received from a friend that works at Boeing.

July Program: 
Lt. Matt Boehm answering a few questions

Our speaker for July was Lt. Matt Boehm USN. Lt. Boehm is an assistant Professor of Naval Science at the University of Washington, a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, and the University of Texas at Dallas. Lt. Boehm qualified on USS Connecticut (SSN-22) and talked to us about life aboard a state-of-the-art attack submarine. He talked about life aboard Connecticut, including operations in the western Pacific and Arctic. He had some great sea stories and pictures to share from his time at sea. He also shared information about his current work at the University of Washington in teaching, with the ROTC unit, and trying to get new volunteers for the submarine service. After his talk, Lt. Boehm was happy to answer questions for us about his naval experiences and the current submarine fleet. The presentation and Q & A provided us with insight into today’s submarine force. Thanks to our shipmate Don Ulmer for facilitating Lt Boehm’s appearance.
Base Commander Dick Gonzales presents a Certificate of Appreciation to Lt Boehm at the July meeting.


The next Seattle Base meeting is this coming Wednesday, July 16. We will meet at VFW Post #2995 (4330 148th Ave N.E., Redmond WA 98052). Social hour starts at 6 PM with business meeting at 7PM.

Our guest speaker for July will be Lt. Matthew Boehm USN. Lt. Boehm is an assistant Professor of Naval Science at the University of Washington, a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, and the University of Texas at Dallas. Lt. Boehm has an amazing resume including expertise in submarines, nuclear power plants, engineering, operational planning, including national security activities to name a few. Lt. Boehm will provide a glimpse of his remarkable career and talk about submarines in general including Arctic operations.
USS Connecticut (SSN-22) surfaced through the Arctic ice
Thanks to our shipmate Don Ulmer for facilitating Lt Boehm’s appearance.

We hope to see you at the meeting.

Dick Gonzalez
USSVI Seattle Base Cmdr.


It was a sunny, warm day for the 2014 Kirkland Independence Day Parade. We had a nice turnout of submarine veterans, including the Silent Service Motorcycle Club (SSMC), and their families. As usual, the city of Kirkland did a nice job with the parade and all the festivities for celebrating Independence Day. Veterans were presented with a boutonniere and we had some pizza and other treats before the parade. The parade route was lined with a large and enthusiastic crowd. We all had a good time at the parade.

Here are some photos from before and during the parade.
Sharing a few sea stories before the parade
SSMC members signing in
A few more sea stories
Jim Harper, Diane Giese, Barb Krompholz, Marilynn Birdsall enjoying some shade
Dick Gonzales, Ralph Sterly, and John Roberts waiting for the parade to begin
Andrea Geisler, Doug Abramson and Doug's daughter
Bob Opple with Veteran's parade organizer Maureen
Schell and Av Harmon with family, representing five generations
Pat Householder, Katie Carlson, Phil Carlson, and Dave Schueler
Seattle Base and SSMC members
The All Veterans group photo in front of Kirkland's Heritage Hall
Veterans enjoying a little pizza before the parade
Then the parade started
The Lake Washington VFW leads the parade
Parade Grand Marshall
The Combat Wounded Golfers group from American Lake Veterans Golf Course. You can find out more about them and the golf course at www.veterangolf.org
Seattle Base SubVets
Seattle Base float
Silent Service Motorcycle Club (SSMC)
Another view of the SSMC
And another
Admiral Horton Smith enjoying the ride
Doug Abramson's vintage truck brings up the rear of the SubVet portion of the parade
We are looking forward to next year's parade and hope you will join us.


We are only a couple days away from the Kirkland Independence Day parade on July 4. The City of Kirkland goes all out for veterans and always has treats, a pizza lunch and boutonnieres for all military members and veterans in the parade.
Seattle Base will have our float plus the Silent Service Motorcycle Club riders will be there, so it promises to be a great time for all. We will muster near Heritage Hall, the large white two-story building on the north side of the street, at the corner of Central Way and Market Street. All members should be in place by 10:00. If you run into problems at any street barricades, just tell the police that you are marching in the parade.

The Children’s Parade starts at 11:30, followed by the main parade at noon.

To get there, you take Exit 18 off of Hwy 405, head west toward Kirkland. This road turns into Central Way. Follow Central until you reach Market and turn right to find parking at Heritage Park. You’ll pass Heritage Hall while looking for parking.


The July - August issue of the Dolphin Brotherhood has been posted to the Seattle Base website.  

Submarine Veterans at the 2013 Kirkland Independence Day Parade
This issue has announcements about the upcoming Kirkland Independence Day Parade and Tolling the Boats ceremony, along with photos from Memorial Day and Cabela’s, information about voting in the USSVI National Elections, the usual base news, and other submarine related articles.

Hardcopies of the newsletter are in the mail. I hope you all enjoy it.

As always, don't forget to check back here on the blog for base updates and other articles of interest. You can find old issues of the newsletter at: Dolphin Brotherhood Archives, which is also a link on the right side of the blog. 

Dave Schueler
Seattle Base Newsletter Editor


The Smokey Point Rest Stop event starts this Friday at for the northbound rest stop. We need to man the coffee booth from 1:30 PM on Friday, June 27, until 1:00 PM on Monday, June 30.
Jim Harper, Art Thompson, and Dutch Krompholz at a previous Smokey Point Event
Steve Shelton has updated the volunteer schedule and you can view it at this link. There are still lots of open times on the schedule and we could use some help filling them. If you would like to fill one of the slots, please contact Steve as soon as possible (you can get his phone and email at the bottom of the schedule page).

It is always a fun time and you get to meet some interesting people. Additionally, we can use donations of cookies (or donations to buy cookies) to hand out from the coffee booth.


We started off the June meeting with Tolling the Boats lost in June, followed by birthday wishes for our members, introductions, and officer reports.

Old and New Business:
Smokey Point Rest Stop Event – We will be back at Smokey Point Rest stop this year. We are scheduled to cover the north bound rest stop on June 27, 28, 29, and 30. There are still a few openings available to man the coffee booth and it is always good to have multiple people at the booth. If you are interested in in lending a hand, contact Steve Shelton.

Independence Day Parade – We will be in the Kirkland parade on July 4. We will muster near Heritage Hall, the large white two-story building on the north side of the street, at the corner of Central Way and Market Street. The float will be in place around 10:00 and all members should be in place by 10:30. The parade starts at noon. This is becoming a tradition with our group and we hope we can count on you to be there too. Details for the parade will be in the next newsletter and posted to the blog.

Seattle Base Tolling the Boats Ceremony – The annual Tolling the Boats ceremony and picnic is set for August 16 at the Kirkland Marina Park. The picnic will probably start around 11:00 with the ceremony starting around 1:30. We will have more information on the start time as we get closer to the event, but be sure to mark it on your calendar.

2014 Holiday Luncheon – Our holiday luncheon is booked for December 20 at the Meydenbauer Bay Yacht Club in Bellevue. We will have more details including cost per person (which will be less than last year) menu selection, maps, and a sign-up sheet in a few months.

2014 USSVI Elections – Pat Householder provided an overview of the National USSVI election process and an opportunity to vote at the meeting. The ballot was included in the latest issue of The American Submariner and can be filled out and mailed to the Election Master. You can also vote online through the USSVI website by clicking the Vote Nat Election button in the upper left, entering your login information (if you haven’t used the website before, just follow the on-screen instructions) and make your vote. The last day to vote is August 28 (paper ballot must arrive by August 28).

Good of the Order:
The Canadian Submarine Force is celebrating its 100 anniversary this year and they have invited all submariners from around the world to join in their celebration. The West Coast celebration is being held in Victoria BC on August 5 – 8, 2014. You can find out more at the West Coast Submarine Week website.

June Program:
Our June presentation was by former Base Commander Keith Watson. Keith did a splendid job providing us with a view of Puget Sound at turn of the century history combining area history, early development of coal and oil, and submarines. Black Diamond was historically a major contributor to Puget Sound’s growth during this era and a focal point of the Keith’s presentation. Keith is a valued and active member of his community. We are fortunate to Keith in our ranks, as he typifies one our best.


The next Seattle Base meeting is this coming Wednesday, June 18. We will meet at VFW Post #2995 (4330 148th Ave N.E., Redmond WA 98052). Social hour starts at 6 PM with business meeting at 7PM.

We are planning a full agenda that will include, but is not limited to:
  • Pat Householder will provide an overview of the National USSVI election process and an opportunity to vote at the meeting. We plan to provide extra copies of voting ballets and have a few laptops for on line voting at the meeting for your convenience. 

  • We have finalized plans for our Seattle Base 2014 Christmas lunch and will share some preliminary details with you at the meeting. 
Finally, our friend and former Base Commander Keith Watson will be our in-house speaker. Keith will share a fascinating account of local submarine history that I know you will enjoy.

Here is a preview of Keith’s presentation:
The Silent Service is now 114 years old. The question is: what was going on in our Puget Sound area prior to 1900, when the US Submarine Service was founded?

Of course none of us was around in 1900 and it is may be hard to relate to that period or is it?

Keith will take us back to that era and provide some interesting perspectives. So on Wednesday night take a trip with us to remember and relate to what was transpiring in the US Navy and specifically the US Submarine Service.

We hope you plan to attend.

Dick Gonzalez
Seattle Base Cmdr.


Seattle Base Members,

Seattle Base and Holland Club member Jay Davis suffered a stroke and has been admitted to Overlake Hospital earlier this week.

I visited Jay Davis today and he probably will be discharged in a few days and transferred to Evergreen Hospital for rehabilitation.

Jay also has pneumonia and is having trouble conversing. So we are not recommending visitation at this time. We do expect that he will be ready for visitors after he is transferred to Evergreen Hospital.

Please keep Jay and his family in your thoughts and prayers, he appreciates your concern.

We will keep the Base up to date on his recovery.
Cards may be sent to Jay at:
401 100th Ave NE #223
Bellevue, WA 98004-5455 

Dick Gonzalez
Seattle USSVI Base Cmdr.

.


Here are some photos from the Smokey Point Rest Stop event.

We had a great time handing out coffee and telling sea stories. The Base took in about $700 in donations over the weekend. Thanks to all the volunteers that helped out and BZ to Steve Shelton for organizing and running the event.
Don Dufour and Doug Abramson
Steve Shelton ready to serve some coffee
John Roberts and daughter
Kerry Ryan
Larry Abbott
Art Thompson getting the coffee ready
Jim Harper, John Roberts daughter, and Karl 'Dutch' Krompholz





We started off the July meeting with Tolling the Boats lost in July, followed by birthday wishes for our members, introductions, and officer reports.

Old and New Business: 
Smokey Point Rest Stop Event – We had a fun time at the Smokey Point Rest Stop handing out coffee and telling sea stories. After tallying up the donations and deducting expenses, it looks like the Base made around $700 over the weekend. Thanks to all the volunteers that helped out and BZ to Steve Shelton for organizing and running the event. We will be getting pictures from the event up soon.

Kirkland Independence Day Parade – We had around 40 submarine veterans, including the Silent Service Motorcycle Club, at the Kirkland Independence Day Parade. The crowd was very enthusiastic, the parade organizers provided a pizza lunch for all the veterans, and everyone had a good time. You can see photos from the parade in a previous blog entry.

Seattle Base Tolling the Boats Ceremony – The annual Tolling the Boats ceremony and picnic is set for August 16 at the Kirkland Marina Park. Set up will start around 10 AM, with the picnic starting around 11:30 and the ceremony getting underway between 1:15 and 1:30. We will have more information on the start time as we get closer to the event, but be sure to mark it on your calendar.

August Meeting Cancelled – Due to the timing of the Tolling the Boats Ceremony, we voted to cancel the August business meeting. The next regular business meeting will be September 17.

2014 Holland Club Inductees – We added five new members to the Holland Club roll this year. Doug Abramson and Karl ‘Dutch’ Krompholz were at the meeting to pick up their certificates and patches. We mailed the certificates and patches out to Romeo Delarosa, Jim Kingman, and John Soth. Congratulations to all the new Holland Club members.
Karl 'Dutch' Krompholz and Doug Abramson receive their Holland Club certificates and patches from Base Commander Dick Gonzales

2014 USSVI Elections – Don’t forget that the last day to vote in the National USSVI elections is August 28 (paper ballots must arrive by August 28). The ballot was included in the latest issue of The American Submariner and can be filled out and mailed to the Election Master. You can also vote online through the USSVI website by clicking the Vote Nat Election button in the upper left, entering your login information (if you haven’t used the website before, just follow the on-screen instructions) and make your vote.

Challenge Coins – Ken Murray presented all the meeting attendees with a special Veterans Day challenge coin he received from a friend that works at Boeing.

July Program: 
Lt. Matt Boehm answering a few questions

Our speaker for July was Lt. Matt Boehm USN. Lt. Boehm is an assistant Professor of Naval Science at the University of Washington, a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, and the University of Texas at Dallas. Lt. Boehm qualified on USS Connecticut (SSN-22) and talked to us about life aboard a state-of-the-art attack submarine. He talked about life aboard Connecticut, including operations in the western Pacific and Arctic. He had some great sea stories and pictures to share from his time at sea. He also shared information about his current work at the University of Washington in teaching, with the ROTC unit, and trying to get new volunteers for the submarine service. After his talk, Lt. Boehm was happy to answer questions for us about his naval experiences and the current submarine fleet. The presentation and Q & A provided us with insight into today’s submarine force. Thanks to our shipmate Don Ulmer for facilitating Lt Boehm’s appearance.
Base Commander Dick Gonzales presents a Certificate of Appreciation to Lt Boehm at the July meeting.


The next Seattle Base meeting is this coming Wednesday, July 16. We will meet at VFW Post #2995 (4330 148th Ave N.E., Redmond WA 98052). Social hour starts at 6 PM with business meeting at 7PM.

Our guest speaker for July will be Lt. Matthew Boehm USN. Lt. Boehm is an assistant Professor of Naval Science at the University of Washington, a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, and the University of Texas at Dallas. Lt. Boehm has an amazing resume including expertise in submarines, nuclear power plants, engineering, operational planning, including national security activities to name a few. Lt. Boehm will provide a glimpse of his remarkable career and talk about submarines in general including Arctic operations.
USS Connecticut (SSN-22) surfaced through the Arctic ice
Thanks to our shipmate Don Ulmer for facilitating Lt Boehm’s appearance.

We hope to see you at the meeting.

Dick Gonzalez
USSVI Seattle Base Cmdr.


It was a sunny, warm day for the 2014 Kirkland Independence Day Parade. We had a nice turnout of submarine veterans, including the Silent Service Motorcycle Club (SSMC), and their families. As usual, the city of Kirkland did a nice job with the parade and all the festivities for celebrating Independence Day. Veterans were presented with a boutonniere and we had some pizza and other treats before the parade. The parade route was lined with a large and enthusiastic crowd. We all had a good time at the parade.

Here are some photos from before and during the parade.
Sharing a few sea stories before the parade
SSMC members signing in
A few more sea stories
Jim Harper, Diane Giese, Barb Krompholz, Marilynn Birdsall enjoying some shade
Dick Gonzales, Ralph Sterly, and John Roberts waiting for the parade to begin
Andrea Geisler, Doug Abramson and Doug's daughter
Bob Opple with Veteran's parade organizer Maureen
Schell and Av Harmon with family, representing five generations
Pat Householder, Katie Carlson, Phil Carlson, and Dave Schueler
Seattle Base and SSMC members
The All Veterans group photo in front of Kirkland's Heritage Hall
Veterans enjoying a little pizza before the parade
Then the parade started
The Lake Washington VFW leads the parade
Parade Grand Marshall
The Combat Wounded Golfers group from American Lake Veterans Golf Course. You can find out more about them and the golf course at www.veterangolf.org
Seattle Base SubVets
Seattle Base float
Silent Service Motorcycle Club (SSMC)
Another view of the SSMC
And another
Admiral Horton Smith enjoying the ride
Doug Abramson's vintage truck brings up the rear of the SubVet portion of the parade
We are looking forward to next year's parade and hope you will join us.


We are only a couple days away from the Kirkland Independence Day parade on July 4. The City of Kirkland goes all out for veterans and always has treats, a pizza lunch and boutonnieres for all military members and veterans in the parade.
Seattle Base will have our float plus the Silent Service Motorcycle Club riders will be there, so it promises to be a great time for all. We will muster near Heritage Hall, the large white two-story building on the north side of the street, at the corner of Central Way and Market Street. All members should be in place by 10:00. If you run into problems at any street barricades, just tell the police that you are marching in the parade.

The Children’s Parade starts at 11:30, followed by the main parade at noon.

To get there, you take Exit 18 off of Hwy 405, head west toward Kirkland. This road turns into Central Way. Follow Central until you reach Market and turn right to find parking at Heritage Park. You’ll pass Heritage Hall while looking for parking.


The July - August issue of the Dolphin Brotherhood has been posted to the Seattle Base website.  

Submarine Veterans at the 2013 Kirkland Independence Day Parade
This issue has announcements about the upcoming Kirkland Independence Day Parade and Tolling the Boats ceremony, along with photos from Memorial Day and Cabela’s, information about voting in the USSVI National Elections, the usual base news, and other submarine related articles.

Hardcopies of the newsletter are in the mail. I hope you all enjoy it.

As always, don't forget to check back here on the blog for base updates and other articles of interest. You can find old issues of the newsletter at: Dolphin Brotherhood Archives, which is also a link on the right side of the blog. 

Dave Schueler
Seattle Base Newsletter Editor


The Smokey Point Rest Stop event starts this Friday at for the northbound rest stop. We need to man the coffee booth from 1:30 PM on Friday, June 27, until 1:00 PM on Monday, June 30.
Jim Harper, Art Thompson, and Dutch Krompholz at a previous Smokey Point Event
Steve Shelton has updated the volunteer schedule and you can view it at this link. There are still lots of open times on the schedule and we could use some help filling them. If you would like to fill one of the slots, please contact Steve as soon as possible (you can get his phone and email at the bottom of the schedule page).

It is always a fun time and you get to meet some interesting people. Additionally, we can use donations of cookies (or donations to buy cookies) to hand out from the coffee booth.


We started off the June meeting with Tolling the Boats lost in June, followed by birthday wishes for our members, introductions, and officer reports.

Old and New Business:
Smokey Point Rest Stop Event – We will be back at Smokey Point Rest stop this year. We are scheduled to cover the north bound rest stop on June 27, 28, 29, and 30. There are still a few openings available to man the coffee booth and it is always good to have multiple people at the booth. If you are interested in in lending a hand, contact Steve Shelton.

Independence Day Parade – We will be in the Kirkland parade on July 4. We will muster near Heritage Hall, the large white two-story building on the north side of the street, at the corner of Central Way and Market Street. The float will be in place around 10:00 and all members should be in place by 10:30. The parade starts at noon. This is becoming a tradition with our group and we hope we can count on you to be there too. Details for the parade will be in the next newsletter and posted to the blog.

Seattle Base Tolling the Boats Ceremony – The annual Tolling the Boats ceremony and picnic is set for August 16 at the Kirkland Marina Park. The picnic will probably start around 11:00 with the ceremony starting around 1:30. We will have more information on the start time as we get closer to the event, but be sure to mark it on your calendar.

2014 Holiday Luncheon – Our holiday luncheon is booked for December 20 at the Meydenbauer Bay Yacht Club in Bellevue. We will have more details including cost per person (which will be less than last year) menu selection, maps, and a sign-up sheet in a few months.

2014 USSVI Elections – Pat Householder provided an overview of the National USSVI election process and an opportunity to vote at the meeting. The ballot was included in the latest issue of The American Submariner and can be filled out and mailed to the Election Master. You can also vote online through the USSVI website by clicking the Vote Nat Election button in the upper left, entering your login information (if you haven’t used the website before, just follow the on-screen instructions) and make your vote. The last day to vote is August 28 (paper ballot must arrive by August 28).

Good of the Order:
The Canadian Submarine Force is celebrating its 100 anniversary this year and they have invited all submariners from around the world to join in their celebration. The West Coast celebration is being held in Victoria BC on August 5 – 8, 2014. You can find out more at the West Coast Submarine Week website.

June Program:
Our June presentation was by former Base Commander Keith Watson. Keith did a splendid job providing us with a view of Puget Sound at turn of the century history combining area history, early development of coal and oil, and submarines. Black Diamond was historically a major contributor to Puget Sound’s growth during this era and a focal point of the Keith’s presentation. Keith is a valued and active member of his community. We are fortunate to Keith in our ranks, as he typifies one our best.


The next Seattle Base meeting is this coming Wednesday, June 18. We will meet at VFW Post #2995 (4330 148th Ave N.E., Redmond WA 98052). Social hour starts at 6 PM with business meeting at 7PM.

We are planning a full agenda that will include, but is not limited to:
  • Pat Householder will provide an overview of the National USSVI election process and an opportunity to vote at the meeting. We plan to provide extra copies of voting ballets and have a few laptops for on line voting at the meeting for your convenience. 

  • We have finalized plans for our Seattle Base 2014 Christmas lunch and will share some preliminary details with you at the meeting. 
Finally, our friend and former Base Commander Keith Watson will be our in-house speaker. Keith will share a fascinating account of local submarine history that I know you will enjoy.

Here is a preview of Keith’s presentation:
The Silent Service is now 114 years old. The question is: what was going on in our Puget Sound area prior to 1900, when the US Submarine Service was founded?

Of course none of us was around in 1900 and it is may be hard to relate to that period or is it?

Keith will take us back to that era and provide some interesting perspectives. So on Wednesday night take a trip with us to remember and relate to what was transpiring in the US Navy and specifically the US Submarine Service.

We hope you plan to attend.

Dick Gonzalez
Seattle Base Cmdr.