U.S.S. SCHENECTADY (LST 1185)

2015 Reunion

May 17 - 24, 2015


FINALLY, AN OPPORTUNITY TO GATHER TOGETHER ONCE AGAIN

If you attended the 2008 Skinny-T Reunion in Myrtle Beach, SC you remember the great time, good food, fascinating sights and scenic tours that were enjoyed by the ship's company and wives.. Stan Civick played a major role in organizing that event. Sadly, Stan is not with us this time around. His brother, Mark, who attended the 2008 reunion, is hoping to have another great reunion--this time a cruise. Mark has made the initial arrangements for the cruise ship, the lowest prices and the best possible trip itinerary.

 

Here's our ship:


Navigator of the Seas

In order to be fair to everyone, the port of departure
 is half-way between the East and West Coasts.

 

How about some comparisons:

MS Navigator of the Seas USS Schenectady (LST-1185)
Gross tonnage - 138,279 tons Gross tonnage - 8,550 tons (full loadl)
Length - 1,020 feet Length - 522' 3" (overall)
Max beam - 157.5 feet Max beam - 69' 9 1/2" (max)
Draft - 29 feet Draft - max aft (full load) - 16' 3" 
Cruising Speed - 22 kts Speed - 27 kts. (Max. ) Beat 'em here!

 

Here's where we're going:

 

Here's the itinerary:

 

Here are the prices:

Atrium (inside) Cabin - $635.62 pp
Ocean View Cabin - $835.62 pp
Balcony $925.62 pp
Large Balcony - $929.62 pp
Junior Suite w/ Balcony - $935.62 pp

All rates include port tax and Gov. fees.

Rates for 3rd + 4th in cabin available upon request.

Also we can reduce rates depending on the number of people going.

Here's a tip: Why pay $200 more to see the endless ocean when you can
 save money and walk 50 feet and watch the ocean, any time you desire.

 

Here's what to expect:


Cozumel, Mexico


Falmouth, Jamaica


Georgetown, Grand Cayman

We already have five families signed on. The more we get, the cheaper the rates.
We're all getting a little older and there probably won't be many more get-togethers to enjoy with fellow ship mates.
This is really a wonderful opportunity for you and your family to join with Skinny-T families for a wonderful time in the sun.
 


HERE ARE A FEW PHOTOS OF OUR REUNION


Aboard the the Navigator of the Seas are Skinny-T shipmates (L-R)
 Tom Totoris,
Roger Miller, Dwight Emery and Mark Civick with service dog Destiny.

 

Roger and Angie Miller
 
 
Tom and Ele on the fore castle
 
 

Mark and Rose Civick and Ele
 
 

Dwight Emery and a "not so good looking" Tom.
 
 
Tom at the quay wall in Cozumel.
As a short note: This is where the asst. webmaster, Derick, went lobster fishing one evening.
 
 

L-R: EM2 Roger Miller 72-74, MSSN Mark Civick 77-80, EN2 Tom Totoris 72-75 and ENFN Dwight Emery 73-75
 
 
A GREAT TIME WAS HELD BY ALL
UNFORTUNATELY, ALL OUR FORMER SHIPMATES COULDN'T GATHER THIS TIME
 
PERHAPS THERE WILL BE ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY SOME DAY SOON
 

 



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