SECOND! Register for the reunion by sending $40 per person, the names of all attendees, address, email address, phone number, dates you served on AS33, department, rate or rank while on her to:

USS Simon Lake Association 

C/O Danny Poole

 2129 Hinkleville Rd

LaCenter, KY 42056

If you have not paid your association dues, you should also add $15 dues just for the crew member, not the significant other. MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: USS Simon Lake Association

The registration fee includes reunion registration, hospitality room and the Wednesday banquet. 

PLEASE bring a gift for the gift basket auction from your home area or Navy related, nothing expensive. 

Any questions please use the "Contact" link on the top to send a message. 


Sunday, September 24, 2023

4:00 PM - ?       Trolly Room             Registration and Social, subs, snacks and beverages provided

Monday, September 25

7:00 - 10:00 am                              Breakfast available

                                                       Free day to explore Gatlinburg and/or catch up with shipmates

8:00 PM           Trolly Room             Bingo

Tuesday, September 26

7:00 - 10:00 am                              Breakfast available

11:00 am (approx)                          Meet for Car Pool to Pigeon Forge for shopping and exploring

4:00 PM           Mill Restaurant        Meet for Dinner (self pay) or do your own thing

Wednesday, September 27

7:00 - 10:00 am                               Breakfast available

                                                        Free Day

6:00 PM                Calhouns             Banquet 

8:00 PM (approx)  Trolly Room         Two Bells ceremony, Business meeting, gift basket and 50-50 drawing 

Thursday, September 28

7:00 - 10:00 am                               Breakfast available

                                                        Have a safe trip home or spend a few days enjoying the area.

*All times subject to adjustment, see the final schedule at registration.

It will begin with check-in and an informal reception on Sunday, September 24 and end with a banquet dinner and business meeting on Wednesday evening, September 27 with hotel check out the following morning. Here is what you need to know. 

FIRST! The reunion hotel is the Black Bear Inn & Suites, 1100 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN

The rate for a Deluxe King or Double-Queen is $115 per night plus $15 service fee and 12.5% tax.

There are some King Suites available at $145 plus service fee and tax per night. 

The rate includes WIFI, parking and daily breakfast (7:00 to 10:00am). 

Reserve by calling the hotel at (865)436-5656 and mention group "USS Simon Lake" or group code 140189.


2023 Reunion - Gatlinburg, TN

The 2023 Reunion will be held September 24 - 28 in Gatlinburg, TN

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