Reunions, News & Events

 

NEXT REUNION:

Evansville, Indiana June 24 - 28, 2021

Our next reunion is scheduled for Evansville, Indiana June 24 to June 28, 2021. Evansville is the home of LST-325, the last fully operational WW2 LST in service. Make plans to join us there in in 2021!



Click here for registration information

 

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PAST REUNIONS

New Orleans & Mexico Cruise, February, 2020

Shipmates of USS Manitowoc, LST-1180 held their Fifth Reunion at New Orleans, LA with a cruise to Mexico, February  2020. Our events included       .

Click here for photos of the 2018 Norfolk Reunion.

 

Norfolk, Virginia June, 2018

Shipmates of USS Manitowoc, LST-1180 held their Fourth Reunion at Norfolk, Virginia, June 2018. Our events included a tour of the battleship USS Wisconsin, USS Cole and the Naval Base.

Click here for photos of the 2018 Norfolk Reunion.

 

 

Manitowoc, Wisconsin July, 2016

Shipmates of USS Manitowoc, LST-1180 held their Third Reunion in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, July, 2016. Our events included the annual Submarine Festival, a tour of the USS Cobia, winery tours and fireworks over the harbor.

Click here for photos of the 2016 Manitowoc Reunion.

Nashville, Tennessee September 2010

Shipmates of USS Manitowoc, LST-1180 held their Second Reunion commemorating the 40th anniversary year of the ships commissioning September 23-26, 2010 in Nashville TN. Our events included a Grand Ole Opry show, Dinner Banquet and departure breakfast.



Click here for photos of the 2010 Nashville Reunion.



 

Norfolk, Virginia March 9 ~ 11, 2007

Former shipmates gathered in Norfolk, VA for the first formal reunion event in March 2007. Events included a tour of the Naval Station Norfolk, a tour of the USS Fort McHenry, LSD-43 and a dinner cruise in Norfolk harbor. Speakers and presenters included Tom Dyer, Manitowoc's first Commanding Officer and plankowner and Tom Kimmel, grandson of Husband Kimmel, Commander in Chief, Pacific Fleet during WW2.



Click here for photos of the 2007 Norfolk Reunion.

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