USS HARRY E. HUBBARD DD-748
Hubbard crew members served with pride in World War II,
Korea, Vietnam and the Cold War Era

   

HELLO SHIPMATES!

We are very excited to share the news that the 2018 USS HARRY E. HUBBARD DD748, REUNION, will be held at NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND, Wednesday, 24 OCTOBER 2018, thru Sunday, 28 OCTOBER 2018.

Reunion Hosts: RON AND PATTY PETRIE

135 Lighthouse View Drive     Middletown RI 02842       Home: (401) 847 3859    Cell: (401) 855 3859

NEWPORT ATLANTIC RESORT, CAMBRIA HOTEL & SUITES

240 Aquidneck Avenue    Middletown, RI 02842

Waterfront views and easy access with local attractions nearby. Four floors with 143 rooms, indoor heated pool, JOHNNY’S (FAMOUS) Restaurant and Bar (6:30am-10:00pm). Outdoor patio bar, saltwater pool, gym, and live music and jazz, on weekends.

 The hotel has two (2) shuttles available.  Shuttle Hours:  Sunday – Thursday: 10am – 12am    Friday & Saturday: 10am -1am  Cost: $8.00 round trip (per person) Runs every 30 minutes  Stops include: Tickets Bar and Grille; Easton’s Beach, (First Beach);   Newport Grand Slots; and Downtown Newport, and more

               HOTEL Rooms: Single King Suites or Double King Suites (Average $171.00)

               24th, & 25th, Wednesday & Thursday:     $126.00 each night

                26th, Friday:                                                    $207.00

               27th, Saturday:                                                 $225.00

70 Rooms blocked:  @

(401) 236-2020   PLEASE USE:   ****Code: Harry E. Hubbard*****

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner, are available daily, at the hotel.

Wednesday, 24 October:

Our Hospitality Suite: “The John Clarke Room”, will open at noon, for Meet and Greet. Registration packets will be available in the Hospitality Room. Packets will include the appropriate prepaid tickets for tours, banquet, etc.

The Hospitality Suite will close daily at 8pm.

The Hospitality Suite will open Thursday, at 12pm and remain open until 8pm.

Thursday, 25 October: mid-morning, we will board the motor coaches at our hotel, to tour the area and travel from the Modern Age to the Gilded Age. An insider’s look into Newport from the comfort of our classic climate controlled trolleys/buses, depending on weather. You will enjoy the charm of Newport’s historic buildings and restored homes on this narrated tour, covering 150 points of interest. You will take in the rugged beauty of Ten-Mile Ocean Drive and the mansions along tree-lined Bellevue Avenue, plus a tour of THE BREAKERS, the elaborate estate of Cornelius Vanderbilt. 

Friday, 26 October: mid- morning, we travel by bus to the US Naval Base, Newport, for a guided tour of the Naval War College Museum, Surface Warfare Officer’s (SWOS) and the War College Museum and shop. (Classes will be in session, more to come). Public Affairs Office personnel will board motor-coaches and narrate as we tour the base and travel down memory lane, viewing the old piers I and II as well as all the new school commands.

 Our annual Memorial Service will be held at the flag pole, on the front lawn of the Naval War College, during our visit on base. (Overlooking Narragansett Bay and the Newport Bridge)  Friday, the Hospitality Room will open upon return from the Naval War College and Newport Naval Base tours, at approximately 12pm, and close at 430pm to prepare for the banquet.

FRIDAY, 26 October: THE HARRY E HUBBARD REUNION BANQUET WILL BE HELD.                                                         

HAPPY HOUR, CASH BAR will be 5:00pm to 6:00pm, adjacent to the EASTON’S PAVILLION ballroom, for the crew, spouses, and their guests. Our Banquet will commence at 6pm. Our speaker for the evening, will be announced at a later date.     

                                                            ****                                                                                                                              *Saturday, 27 October, our Hospitality Room will open at 12pm and remain open until 8pm.

*Saturday, our Annual Business Meeting will be held at 2:00 pm in the Hospitality Suite.

*Please remember to bring an item for our Silent Auction. Please table your items by 1pm to allow everyone to bid. Our auction will close, 30 minutes after the conclusion of the Business Meeting.

SATURDAY EVENING: The hotel and Johnny’s Famous Restaurant have invited the crew and guests to their famous LOBSTER AND CLAM OR CLAM BAKE at a special, prepaid rate at 6pm.  If you are interested, NOTE: INFORMATION IS ON YOUR REGISTRATION FORM. Please include your FEE(s) WHEN REGISTERING.

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Sunday, 28 October: Our 2018 reunion in Newport, will conclude Sunday morning, during breakfast hours in the hotel’s restaurant. Ala carte off menu from 6:30am-1030am. A Sunday Buffet will be available beginning at 1030am-2pm $19.95 ($25.00 inclusive).

We have left blocks of free time, during our reunion, for you to enjoy our beautiful City by the Sea. The shuttles ensure those without vehicles have the opportunity see Newport. And for individuals with vehicles, they will have some time to tour on their own.

Some of the Hubbard crew members have mentioned an interest in Newport as a vacation.  Should anyone still be interested in wanting to extend their stay; the hotel has offered a special rate for Sunday, October 28, at $150.00. Rate for Monday, October 29, at $126.00. The rate for Tuesday, October 30, will be $126.00, in your same suite.

We hope you enjoy your visit to our island, and we wish you a safe journey home.

            Fair Winds and Following Seas. 

               Pat & Ron

USS HARRY E. HUBBARD DD 748 REUNION, NEWPORT RI

24 OCTOBER – 28 OCTOBER 2018

NEWPORT’S ATLANTIC RESORT, CAMBRIA HOTEL & SUITES

240 AQUIDNECK AVENUE, MIDDLETOWN, RI 02842

REGISTRATION:

NAME(S): _____________________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________

STREET:   _____________________________________________________________________________________

CITY, STATE, ZIP CODE:­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­  _____________________________________________________________________________________

WOULD YOU PREFER RECEIPT VIA US MAIL OR EMAIL? ____. If by email, please provide email address:

_____________________________________________________________________________________

REGISTRATION AND HOSPITALITY SUITE:# ____PERSON(S) at $20.00 each, for a total cost: $____­­­­­______

NAME TAG(S): (ENGRAVED PLASTIC) #_____ rank/rate & ship, on name tag at $9.00 each $___________ and/or

ADDITIONAL NAME TAGS FOR SPOUSE/GUEST(S), at an additional $9.00 each $___________________
 
_____________________________________________________________________________________

THURSDAY’S BUS & MANSION TOUR: #  ___ PERSON(S) at $48.00 each, for a total cost: $___________

NAMES:_______________________________________________________________________

                       __________________________________________________________________________

FRIDAY’S NWC & NAVAL BASE TOUR: #___PERSON(S) at $30.00 each, for a total cost: $____________

NAMES: (FIRST AND LAST MANDATORY FOR BASE ACCESS) ____________________________
 
 

FRIDAY’S, USS HARRY E. HUBBARD 2018 REUNION BANQUET ENTRÉE’S

#___ BAKED, STUFFED ATLANTIC SCROD @ $30.00 each, for a total cost: $ _____________

#___ JOHNNY’S CHICKEN PICATTA @ $30.00 each, for a total cost: $ __________________                                        

#___ JOHNNY’S FAMOUS NEW YORK SIRLOIN @ $40.00 each, for a total cost: $_________
BANQUET MENU

First Course:

Cup of New England, Homemade Clam Chowder, and mini R.I. Clam Cakes

Second Course:

Mixed Greens Salad, served with bread

Third Course:

Entrée includes a Starch and Vegetable

Fourth Course:

Desserts served to each table, family style, with coffee and tea

(Prepared by the house pastry chef)

 
SATURDAY SPECIAL:  NEW ENGLAND LOBSTER AND CLAM BAKE OR CLAM BAKE INVITATION

LOBSTER AND CLAM BAKE: #______PERSON(S) at $75.00 each, for a total cost: $__________________

CLAM BAKE: # _________________PERSON(S) at $50.00 each, for a total cost: $___________________

(Inclusive of gratuity and tax)
 

PLEASE COMPLETE PAGES (1) and (2), AND ATTACH YOUR FORMS AND CHECK.

PLEASE ADD “HUBBARD REUNION” IN THE MEMO PORTION OF YOUR CHECK.

MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO:

PATRICIA W. PETRIE

135 LIGHTHOUSE VIEW DRIVE        MIDDLETOWN, RI 02842