Reunion News

The next USS Shangri-La Reunion will be held in Warwick, RI

September 18 – 22, 2019

Crowne Plaza Hotel – Warwick Providence

A nine-time winner of the Intercontinental Hotel Group’s Torchbearer Award. One of the most prestigious accolades in the hotel industry.

801 Greenwich Avenue

Warwick, RI 02886

Phone: 1-401-732-6000

Fax: 1-401-739-5715

Website: https://www.crownehotelwarwick.com

Virtual Tour: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zinugbLuubQ

Room Rate: $109.00 + tax per night

Reservation Procedure: The most convenient way your guests can make their room reservation is by emailing our reservations department directly at:

reservations@providenceri.crownplaza.com.

Guests may also reserve their room online at Crowne Plaza Hotel – Warwick Providence using the three letter group code of “SGL”.

The hotel’s reservation department can be reached at 401-732-6000.

For those guests requesting a toll free number, they may call (800) 227-6963; however, they will be serviced by a satellite office and not the hotel directly.

Guests MUST identify their affiliation with USS Shangri-La CV 38 Reunion when making reservations. Rates cannot be adjusted at check-in or check-out for guests who fail to identify their affiliation when making reservations. Special room requests may be indicated, but cannot be guaranteed (i.e. Non-smoking, king bed, etc.)

USS SHANGRI-LA ACTIVITY REGISTRATION FORM – SEPTEMBER 18 to SEPT. 22, 2019

Providence Warwick, Rhode Island

Listed below are all registration, tour, and meal costs for the reunion. Please enter how many people will be participating in each event and total the amount. Send that amount payable to: USS Shangri-La Association in the form of check or money order. Your cancelled check will serve as your confirmation. Returned checks will be charged a $20 fee. All registration forms and payments must be received by mail on or before August 15, 2019. (Please remit ASAP). After that date, reservations will be accepted on a space available basis. We suggest you keep a copy of this form.

USS SHANGRI-LA ACTIVITY REGISTRATION FORM – SEPTEMBER 18 to SEPT. 22, 2019
Providence – Warwick, Rhode Island
Listed below are all registration, tour, and meal costs for the reunion. Please enter how many people will be participating in each event and total the amount. Send that amount payable to: USS Shangri-La Association in the form of check or money order. Your cancelled check will serve as your confirmation. Returned checks will be charged a $20 fee.
All registration forms and payments must be received by mail on or before August 15, 2019. (Please remit ASAP).
After that date, reservations will be accepted on a space available basis. We suggest you keep a copy of this form.

Mail to: Al Miller
20 Richards Lane
Bangor, PA 18013
ATTN: USS SHANGRI-LA
AL-Home-610-588-0422 Cell-484-894-5121

OFFICE USE ONLY: Check#_____Date Received:_______
Nametag Completed_________

>>>CUT-OFF DATE IS  August 15, 2019<<<

TOURS:
Thurs. 9/19: MEMORIAL SERVICE AT BATTLESHIP COVE on the USS MASS./NAVAL BASE TOUR/BUS TOUR OF NEWPORT/BOX LUNCH* ……..$70 per person

# of People______    Total:________

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Friday, 9/20: TOUR USS NAUTILUS & MYSTIC SEAPORT/ LUNCH ON OWN @ MYSTIC SEAPORT*
$70 per person

# of People_____   Total:_______

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Saturday, 9/21: DISCOVER PROVIDENCE – 1-1/2 HRS.* OR
NARRAGANSETT BAY CRUISE – 2-1/2 HRS.*
Discover Providence…$28 per person ..# of people____ Total:______

Narr. Bay Cruise…$53 per person..# of people____ Total:_____

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MEALS:
Wednesday, 9/18: MEET & GREET — PIZZA (6pm – 8pm)
N/A** N/A** (No Fee Applicable)

Friday, 9/20 AUXILLARY AUCTION DINNER -Please select your entrée below:
8oz. SIRLOIN W/ ROASTED SHALLOT DEMI GLAZE

$46.00   # of people______   Total:_______
BAKED NEW ENGLAND SCROD W/ LEMON BEURRE BLANC $46.00  # of people_______   Total:_______
CHICKEN KIEV -BREAST W/MELTED HERB BUTTER CENTER $46.00  # of people_______   Total:_______

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Saturday, 9/21: PLANKOWNERS BANQUET -Please select your entrée below:

SLICED LONDON BROIL W/PEPPERCORN SAUCE

$46.00  # of people_______  Total:_________
BAKED NEW ENGLAND SCROD W/LEMON BEURRE BLANC $46.00  # of people_______   Total:________
BONELESS BREAST OF CHICKEN W/SAGE & APPLE STUFFING

$46.00  # of people________  Total:________

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MANDATORY PER PERSON REGISTRATION FEE
Includes various reunion and administrative expenses
$20.00 PP……# of people_______   Total:________

Tot. Amt. Payable to: USS Shangri-La Association $____.____

*SEE DESCRIPTION OF TOURS/EVENTS **NO FEES APPLICABLE

PLEASE PRINT NAME AS YOU WOULD LIKE IT TO APPEAR ON YOUR NAME TAG:
FIRST____________________________LAST_________________________________RATE/RANK_______________
DIVISION ON BOARD____________

YEARS ON BOARD 19____-19____    PLANKOWNER?________
SPOUSE NAME (IF ATTENDING)  ________________________ GUEST NAMES____________________________
STREET ADDRESS____________________________________________
CITY________________________________STATE_________ZIP________PH. #______________________
EMAIL ADDRESS________________________________________

IS THIS YOUR 1ST or 2nd Reunion? Please circle.

DISABILITY/DIETARY RESTRICTIONS_________________________________________________
Important:::(Sleeping room requirements must be conveyed by attendee directly with Crowne Plaza)

MUST YOU BE LIFTED HYDRAULICALLY ONTO THE BUS WHILE SEATED IN YOUR WHEELCHAIR IN
ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN BUS? YES_____NO____(PLEASE NOTE THAT WE CANNOT GUARANTEE AVAILABILITY).
EMERGENCY CONTACT:__________________________________

PH. NUMBER:( )______-____________

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______________________TOUR DESCRIPTIONS_______________________

BATTLESHIP COVE NAVAL SHIP MUSEUM
Battleship Cove harbors the world’s largest collection of historic naval ships, including five National Historic Landmarks: Battleship Massachusetts, Destroyer Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr., Submarine Lionfish, and PT Boats 617 and 796.

USS NAUTILUS
Experience first-hand the thrill of being a submariner as you walk the decks that made Naval history: the world’s first nuclear powered vessel, first ship to go to the North Pole, and first submarine to journey “20,000 Leagues under the sea.” Explore the spaces where the crew of this amazing ship worked, ate, slept, and entertained themselves on their long voyages far beneath the ocean’s waves.

MYSTIC SEAPORT VILLAGE & MUSEUM
Stroll through a recreated 19th-Century seafaring village comprised of dozens of real New England buildings staffed with historians, musicians, storytellers and craftspeople who bring our seafaring past to life. The village is made up of many bustling maritime trades, from shipsmiths and coopers to woodcarvers and riggers. Discover how America’s maritime past shaped life today.

DISCOVER PROVIDENCE TOUR
Join us for Providence’s premier city tour! As you relax comfortably on our climate-controlled tour bus, we will show you why Providence has been voted one of America’s favorite cities! We will journey through its most exciting
neighborhoods, and tell you the story of our capital city, its celebrated citizens, and what it has contributed to America.
You will also admire fantastic architecture and the most beautiful settings in the city. There will be opportunities along the way for you to get out, take pictures, and explore things up close, including a stop for something tasty in our famous Little Italy! If you want to get to know Providence and see its most impressive sights, then this is the tour for you! …………1.5hours   $28.00 per person

NARRAGANSETT BAY CRUISE
Join us for this spectacular excursion on New England’s largest bay! This fantastic narrated cruise showcases 10 of
Rhode Island’s beautiful lighthouses and several of our picturesque islands. Bring a camera and join us for this one-of-a kind experience! … 2.5 hours   $53.00 per person

Recommended other attractions if you plan to extend your visit to Rhode Island:
The Whaling Museum in New Bedford, Mass.
Newport Mansions
Water Fire Lightings in Downtown Providence www.waterfire.org. (check for dates)
Additional tours by Experience Rhode Island Tours: www.experienceri.com.
Newport Harbor Cruise
Providence by Road and by River
Taste of Rhode Island
Viva La Providence

 

BATTLESHIP COVE NAVAL SHIP MUSEUM

Battleship Cove harbors the world’s largest collection of historic naval ships, including five National Historic Land- marks: Battleship Massachusetts, Destroyer Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr., Submarine Lionfish, and PT Boats 617 and 796.

USS NAUTILUS

Experience first-hand the thrill of being a submariner as you walk the decks that made Naval history: the world’s first nuclear powered vessel, first ship to go to the North Pole, and first submarine to journey “20,000 Leagues under the sea.” Explore the spaces where the crew of this amazing ship worked, ate, slept, and entertained themselves on their long voyages far beneath the ocean’s waves.

MYSTIC SEAPORT VILLAGE & MUSEUM

Stroll through a recreated 19th-Century seafaring village comprised of dozens of real New England buildings staffed with historians, musicians, storytellers and craftspeople who bring our seafaring past to life. The village is made up of many bustling maritime trades, from shipsmiths and coopers to woodcarvers and riggers. Discover how America’s maritime past shaped life today.

DISCOVER PROVIDENCE TOUR

Join us for Providence’s premier city tour! As you relax comfortably on our climate-controlled tour bus, we will show you why Providence has been voted one of America’s favorite cities! We will journey through its most exciting neighborhoods, and tell you the story of our capital city, its celebrated citizens, and what it has contributed to America. You will also admire fantastic architecture and the most beautiful settings in the city. There will be opportunities along the way for you to get out, take pictures, and explore things up close, including a stop for something tasty in our famous Little Italy! If you want to get to know Providence and see its most impressive sights, then this is the tour for you! 1.5 hours $28

NARRAGANSETT BAY CRUISE

Join us for this spectacular excursion on New England’s largest bay! This fantastic narrated cruise showcases 10 of Rhode Island’s beautiful lighthouses and several of our picturesque islands. Bring a camera and join us for this one-of-a- kind experience! 2.5 hours $53

Recommended other attractions if you plan to extend your visit to Rhode Island:

The Whaling Museum in New Bedford, Mass. Newport Mansions

Water Fire Lightings in Downtown Providence www.waterfire.org. (check for dates) Additional tours by Experience Rhode Island Tours: www.experienceri.com.

Newport Harbor Cruise Providence by Road and by River

ode Island

Viva La Providence