USS SEA CAT SS-399
Association

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USS Sea Cat SS-399 2016 - Next Reunion Pigeon Forge, TN.

1944 - 1968
WWII - Balao Class Submarine

 

The purposes of the USS Sea Cat Association  are fraternal and historical. Because of our dolphins and shared experiences, there exist a common bond among Sea Cat submariners. It is a bond of  friendship, brotherhood and solidarity. The Sea Cat had a unique and distinguish career and all who served aboard are proud of her service and history.

 

 

 


                                                             

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2016 Reunion - Pigeon Forge, TN

 USS Sea Cat Reunion Pigeon Forge, TN

October 2 - 6
                      ( Check in on Sunday October 2nd – Check out Thursday October 6th)
                                                             

Station the Maneuvering Watch!
Sea Cat Reunion is on the Horizon!

Country Cascades

204 Sharon Drive

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

1-888-482-7829 (Res)
1-865-428-1194 (Front Desk)

www.countrycascades.com

 

 

We have finalized the reunion package.
Rate - $79.00 + tax/per night –Rates will good for the weekend before and after reunion dates – Continental breakfast.

Banquet will be held on Wednesday 5th.
Check out on Thursday morning 6th.
Remember to bring items for auction/raffle.

Lynn Trump (email: lynntrump@yahoo.com - phone: 937-548-6116 or any of the other directors.  Agenda and further details will be published our website: www.ussseacat.com

 

Agenda 

Sunday, Oct 2: Muster in at 1500, Hospitality room opens, Meet and greet your friends and shipmates. Free soda, beer and snacks.

Monday, Oct 3: Sightseeing and shopping – Evening Dinner and Show

Tuesday, Oct 4: Sightseeing and shopping - 1600-Business Meeting. 1700-Free pizza & salad followed by auction. (Please bring items for the auction).

Wednesday, Oct 5: 1700 – Sightseeing and shopping - Muster for group and couples photos. 1800 – Banquet (Approx $25). After the banquet Reverse raffle.

Thursday, Oct 6:  Underway to homeport or extend your stay if you choose – Drive Safe! 

 

 

Eternal Patrol Obits

(We appreciate Kenneth Henry keeping us inform about our shipmates - Well Done)

SVWWII-L-02329 (PA)

COLAIANNI, John Carl, 88, of Clairton, PA, passed away at the home of his daughter Mary in Homer City on Monday, April 15, 2013. Born March 28, 1925 in Clairton, he was a son of the late Albert and Donna (Lotto) Colaianni. A retired motor inspector for US Steel's Clairton Works, John was a parishioner of St. Clare of Assisi Parish in Clairton. A US Navy Submarine Force Veteran of World War II, John qualified in USS Sea Cat (SS-399) in 1944 and was a F1c(MoMM/SS) when he was released by the Navy in 1946. He also served in USS R-2 (SS-79), CSD-321 Relief Crew, CSD-201 (Gato) Relief crew, and USS Guardfish (SS-212). He was a member of the American Legion Daniel Keffer Post #75 of Clairton and a former member of the Knights of Columbus. He joins his wife, the late Mary Barbara (Farabaugh) Colaianni, who passed away May 3, 2012. John is survived by his daughters Mary (Randy) Mogle of Homer City and Donna Colaianni, Ph.D. of Morgantown, WV; his son John A. (Sara) Colaianni of Clairton; grandchildren Haley Mogle, Charles David Colaianni, and Andrew John Colaianni; his brothers Albert (Edith) "Bibs" Colaianni and Larry (Dorothy) Colaianni; and his sister-in-law, Annette Colaianni. Besides his parents and wife, John was preceded in death by a brother Donald R. Colaianni. Burial at St. Clare Cemetery.

 

SVWWII-L-17-27 (MO)

TAYLOR, Richard L., 88, passed away, Saturday, October 4, 2014. Born July 31, 1926. Survived by dearest friend Annette Wipfler and brother of the late Grace Machino. Richard proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Navy during World War II on the submarine USS Sea Cat (SS-399). Visitation at the Schrader Funeral Home and Crematory, 14960 Manchester Road at Holloway, Ballwin, Wednesday, 12-1 p.m. Roadside service and interment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Wednesday, 2 p.m. Friends may sign the family's on-line guestbook at Schrader.com. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to American Heart Assn. Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Oct. 7, 2014

 
 
 

 

 

 


For the USS Sea Cat War Patrol Reports:1944-45 - Click on the "History" Button

 

 

 

Director Personnel

Lynn Trump (Chairman) 937-548-6116 trumplynn@gmail.com
Dave Garrawary 931-287-0255 davelou1258@frontier.com
Gene McLeod 936-594-5112 mcleod399@windstream.net
Ed Hymer 319-635-2175 ednmeg@mchsi.com
Thurston Powell 207-752-3827 tlpowell1@hotmail.com
Website email address   webmaster@ussseacat.com
     

 

                             To join the USS Sea Cat Association - $20.00
Please make out check to "USS Sea Cat Association" and mail to Lynn Trump, 3917 Drew Road, Arcanum, OH 45304

We hope the Sea Cat website will be a place for you to visit and renew old friendships. If you have any photos and sea stories that you would like to share, please email us at webmaster@ussseacat.com.  Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the webmaster and we hope your visit will be  enjoyable and informative.

 

GOD BLESS ALL MEMBERS OF THE U.S. MILITARY AS THEY WAGE WAR AGAINST THE TERRORISTS
WHO WOULD DESTROY THE FREEDOM AND WAY OF LIFE THAT AMERICAN WAR VETERANS
HAVE GIVEN THEIR BLOOD AND LIVES TO PRESERVE FOR OVER TWO CENTURIES.

 

 

 

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