Reunion Info



The mission of the Association is to continue the camaraderie established by the crew during
the thirty years of service the ship was in commission. This is accomplished through periodic
reunions, newsletters and crewmember rosters. Membership support of the Association is
through annual dues of $40.00 and is open to all former crewmembers.

Reunion History

First Reunion - 1985, San Diego, California
Second Reunion - 1992, San Diego, California
Third Reunion - 1995, Arlington, Virginia
Fourth Reunion - 1998, New Orleans, Louisiana
Fifth Reunion - 2000, Las Vegas, Nevada
Sixth Reunion - 2002, Charleston, South Carolina
Seventh Reunion - 2004, Branson, Missouri
Eighth Reunion - 2006, Seattle, Washington
Ninth Reunion - 2008, Boston, Massachusetts
Tenth Reunion - 2010, Denver Colorado
Eleventh Reunion - 2012, San Diego, California
Twelfth Reunion - 2014, Jacksonville, Florida
Thirteenth Reunion - 2016, Chicago, Illinois
Fourteenth Reunion - 2018, Long Beach, CA
Fifteenth Reunion - 2021, Portland, Maine

Sixteenth Reunion - 2023, Corpus Christi, TX

Al Meier - USS Berkeley Association


Save the Date September 14 - 17 2023.  The Association will be holding it's sixteenth reunion at the Omni Hotel in Corpus Christi Texas. as we finalize plans we will update this page.

Banquet Meal Selections

Grilled Flank Steak Bourguignon

Seasoned and Sliced Choice Flank Steak Finished With a Mushroom and Red Wine Demi Glaze

Chicken Matagorda

Lightly Marinated Brest of Chicken, Seasoned With Ancho Peppers, Topped With Jicama Relish, Finished With a Roasted Poblano Pepper Demi Glaze

Grilled Salmon With Pecan Butter

Grilled Filet of Atlantic Salmon, Finished With a Brown Sugar And Molasses Glaze And a Texas Pecan Butter Sauce




Plan of The Day

September 14, 2023 to September 17, 2023

Thursday the 14th   1500 - 1800 Check in and ship's store open

                                  1900 - 2300 Bull session Sea stories and get together

Friday the 15th         0900 - 1600 Bus tour of Corpus Christi

                                  1800 - 2000 Welcome Session Hor D' Oeuvres Cash Bar                                       

                                   2010 - 2300 Hospitality Room open ship's store open                                     

Saturday the 16th     0800 - 0930 Business meeting in Hospitality Room                                          

                                   1200 - 1400 Ladies Social Light food (finger sandwiches, fruit, Variety of tea and coffee)       

                                   1700 - 1800 Cocktails Cash Bar

                                    1810 - 2300 Banquet 

Sunday the 17th        0700 - 1000 Farewell Breakfast in area set up  for the Berkeley Association. Breakfast is your expense                                     

Hospitality Room will be open daily except Friday during the tour and After 1400 on Saturday