USS Semmes DDG-18
2023 Reunion
Norfolk, Virginia
September 10-15, 2023

Our host Hotel for the 2023 Semmes Reunion will be at the DoubleTree By Hilton

ROOM RATES: $163 plus applicable taxes per night.
Free parking is included.


Your credit card to hold your reservation will not be charged until check-in.
Hotel Reservations: 1-757-457-8940
Be sure to tell them your reservation is for the USS Semmes reunion. Have your credit card ready.

Reunion Registration Fees

Registration cutoff date is:   August 1

Shipmate             $45
Spouse or Guest  $40
Additional Guests  $40
Your registration and event checks will be mailed to:
Kevin Neary
P.O. Box220
Mahopac Falls NY. 10542


Reunion Event Information
Event Registration cutoff date is: August 1
This year only the shipmate will receive a t-shirt, the ladies will be receiving a gift bag.

The 2023 reunion has an optional length of 4 or 5 days. Some shipmates liked the idea of an extra day and tour.
The Farewell Dinner is being held on Wednesday evening so all shipmates are able to attend.
If you have any questions about the reunion, please email Kevin Neary at

Monday, September 11, (11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Battleship USS Wisconsin Museum
$70 per person

(NOTE: Includes: transportation, admission

Tuesday, September 12, (10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
City Cruise Up The River
$106 per person
(NOTE: Includes: lunch water/soft drinks, transportation, admission, cash bar

On Wednesday we have two tours to choose from using the same buss for transportation.
You can go to one or the other, but not both. Giving each person a chance to do what most interests them. Wednesday, September 13, (9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)
Choice #1: Norfork Botanical Garden
$55 per person
(NOTE: Includes: transportation, admission

Wednesday, September 13, (9:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.)
Choice #2: Douglas, MacArthur Burial Site and Museum
$55 per person
(NOTE: Includes: transportation, admission

Wednesday September 13, (7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.)
Cash bar & Farewell Dinner
DoubleTree By Hilton
$70 per person
Dress will be business casual.
Shipmates with special dietary needs contact reunion chairman directly for special meals.

   Garden Salad
   Salmon, Beef Tips, Pan Seared Chicken, Vegetable Melody, Mashed Potatoes
   Desert: New York Cheesecake, Warm Apple Crisp, Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Thursday, September 14, (9:00 a.m. - ??:00 p.m.)
Military Aviation Museum
$70 per person
(NOTE: Includes: transportation, admission

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