USS TRITON (SSN586)

BUSINESS MEETING MINUTES

 The meeting was called to order at 9:04 AM, Saturday, October 21, 2006, by  the Chairman Henry Jackson.

 The minutes of the previous Reunion Business Meeting, held 9:00 AM, Saturday, June 26, 2004, were read and accepted unanimously as read.

 The original Rig for Dive Status Board from USS TRITON was reviewed by the crew.  The crew discussed what to do with this item.  It was nominated, seconded and unanimously approved to have the board engraved, “USS TRITON (SSN586)”, and donated to be displayed in the USS TRITON Barracks, Great Lakes, IL.  Harold Weston will coordinate the engraving and the donation.

 Henry Jackson presented an interim status of funds, reporting that reunion funds, at this time with the majority of this reunion’s bills paid, are approximately $7,636.00.  The cash received during the reunion will be added to this total.

 The crew was asked if they would like to continue having reunions and at what intervals:  A nomination to continue the reunions was made, seconded and unanimously approved to continue the reunions and to have them every 2 years in the fall of the year.

 A number of locations for the next reunion were discussed.  Charleston, SC was nominated, seconded and unanimously approved as the 2008 reunion site.

 A discussion ensued concerning the 2010 reunion in that it will be the 50th year since the Beyond Magellan Cruise, TRITON’s submerged round-the-world-voyage.  Two sites were discussed, Washington, DC and New London, CT.

 Henry Jackson was nominated, seconded and unanimously approved to continue as Chairman.  Harold Weston and Colvin (Cal) Cochrane were nominated, seconded and unanimously approved as Co-Chairmen of the Reunion Committee.

 The meeting adjourned at 9:50 AM.
Henry Jackson, YNC(SS), USN(Ret.)

Chairman


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