The Reunion HQ Hotel

The 2021 USS Simon Lake Reunion will be in the Lancaster County area of Pennsylvania September 19 - 23.  The Reunion Hotel is The Amish View Hotel and Suites in Bird-in-Hand, PA. You must book your room with the hotel by August 9th by calling (866)735-1600 and telling them you are attending the USS Simon Lake Reunion. Our block of rooms and the rate are only available by calling, not online. All rooms are extra large and a full breakfast is included and run about $200 per night. Sunday will include a brief informal welcome meeting/social in the evening to fill everyone in on the details as well as some light food and drink. A hospitality room for hanging out and enjoying some snacks and drinks will be open each day and evening except during the tour and Wednesday dinner. Monday will feature a bus trip to Gettysburg with transportation, tour and lunch included. Monday Dinner will be on your own. Tuesday daytime will be open to explore or just catch up with shipmates, etc. There will be an optional tour and train ride in Stroudsburg at a special price Tuesday. Lunch and dinner on will be on your own Tuesday.  Wednesday will again be on your own to tour Amish Country or relax with others. The Farewell dinner (included), Two Bells ceremony, gift auction/raffle and business meeting will take place on Wednesday evening.

The reunion cost is $105.00 per person. To register, email Danny Poole at If this is your first reunion please provide the dates you served on the ship as well as your rate/rank. He will tell you where to send your money and information.  Attendees should bring an item either Navy related or from their home area (not over $25 value) for the gift basket auction.

It is highly recommended that attendees be fully vaccinated. We will also follow health guidance and local requirements regarding the wearing of masks.

More details will be posted soon. 

These are hand made wood flags and must be ordered at least 4 weeks before the reunion for pick up at the reunion. You may get either patch. The flags are 9 1/4" x 20" at a cost of $35. Email to order by 8/19/2021. 

​​2021 USS Simon Lake Reunion

Pete and Virgil hard at work scouting the Strasburg Railroad as a possible activity.

These shirts will be available for purchase at the reunion at $15 to $18 depending on the size.

This site is Hazy Grey and Under Way.

Your Reunion Committee scouting out hotels and activities. Virgil Hollender, Pete Sebergandio, Jim Gontarchick and John Craig