2009 Myrtle Beach Sampson Reunion Recap
The 2009 Reunion in Myrtle Beach was attended by 32 shipmates and 32 guests. See the September 2010 newsletter above for photos from the 2009 Reunion
Dale Hughes, assisted by Shipmates Jack Suarez, Frank Milette, Dave Brandt and others re-christened the Sampson Motor Whaleboat as "Sam" on February 10th in St. Petersburg. Below are photos from the pre launch festivities, sea trials and return to port. Sam will be ready to greet all shipmates at the May Reunion.
See Media coverage of the launching: TV NEWS 8 NEWSVIDEO - Click on "Liberty Boat Sails Again"
Charles F. Adams News Update 2007 - Use the links below to get the latest news and updates from ACVA president Tom Crosser, in reference to the status of the Charles F.Adams:
Proposed location and how the Adams Class DDG will look when berthed in Jacksonville, Florida. The Sampson Reunion Association made a donation of $500 to this most worthy cause. Individual donations may be made through the Association by contacting Dave Brandt or directly to the ACVA (see first link below).
Latest News and How To Contribute to The Effort to Save the Charles F. Adams
Adams Class Veterans Association
USS Charles F. Adams DDG2
Letter to Admiral Ferguson - Effort to save the Charles F. Adams
2005 Nashville Reunion News
21 Association members and 17 guests attended the May 2005 reunion in Nashville at the Gaylord Opryland Resort. Click here to view photos provided by Dave Brandt. The next reunion is tentatively scheduled May 18-20, 2007 in St. Petersburg Beach, Florida. Come and join us and ride in the Sampson motor whaleboat at Dale Hughes' home!
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