USS Semmes DDG-18
2018 Reunion
Savannah, GA
May 28-June 1, 2018

Our host Hotel for the 2018 Semmes Reunion will be at the
The DeSoto



Your credit card to hold you reservation will not be charged until check-in.
You can use this link to book your reservation. (you will need your arrival and departure date)
The DeSoto Reservation Booking Link
Or, you can go to the hotel web site and book your reservation and enter in the booking code, "DDG".

Hotel Reservations: 1-912-232-9000

ROOM RATES $129 applicable taxes per night. Reunion attendees will receive a 15% food discount in the Hotel restaurant.
Parking Valet parking is $15/night.
RV Parking Contact reunion chairman to arrange parking for RV's.

Reunion Registration Fees

Registration cutoff date is:   MAY 4, 2018

Shipmate              $40
Spouse or Guest  $30
Additional Guests  $30 


Reunion Event Information
Event Registration cutoff date is:   MAY 4, 2018

Monday, May 28, (3:00 - 6:00 p.m.) Hotel check-in and registration

A credit card is required to book the reservation. It is used to guarantee the reservation. Nothing is charged or authorized at the time of the booking.


Tuesday, May 29, (9:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.) Savannah Experience tour
$45.00 per person

(NOTE: Includes: transportation, guide, lunch.

A comprehensive city tour in Georgia's first city, visiting all the familiar sites and landmarks in The Historic District as well as the forgotten neighborhoods.
Lunch will be at the Pirates House.

Wednesday, May 30, (9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.) Old Fort Jackson and Tybee Island
$55.00 per person

(NOTE: Includes: transportation, guide, lunch.

Fort Jackson is Georgia's oldest standing brick fortification and National historic Landmark.
The tour also includes a trip to Tybee Lighthouse where one can climb 178 steps to the top for great views of surrounding areas.
Lunch at the famous Crab Shack on Tybee Island.

Thursday, May 31, (11:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.) Savannah Riverboat Cruise
$58.00 per person

(NOTE: This includes: transportation, admissions and lunch.

Lunch will be aboard the Georgia Queen.
(For more information, visit

Menu: Assorted Salads, Chef's special entree, Southern Fried Chicken, Savannah Shrimp and Grits, Southern Style Turnip Greens, Macaroni & Cheese, Creamy Squash Casserole, Sweet Potato Souffle, Seasonal Fresh Vegetable, Fresh Seasonal Fruit, Dinner Rolls, Fruit Cobbler, Banana Pudding, Iced Tea, Coffee, Soft Drinks, or Lemonade.

Thursday, May 31, (6:00 p,m.), Cash bar & Farewell Dinner
The DeSoto Hotel
$50.00 per person

Dress will be sports coat and tie for men and dressy for women.

 MENU: Low Country Boil Buffet. Fresh Coffee, Ice Tea.
Shipmates with special dietary needs contact reunion chairman directly for special meals.

Low Country Boil includes:
   Garden Salad
   Shrimp, Sausage, Baked Chicken
   Corn, Potatoes
   Red Rice, Green Beans

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