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An electronic copy (PDF) of the Shipmate Director, By-Laws and Newsletters are 
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The JUNE 2022  Newsletter is Available (active members only).

Our next newsletter is scheduled for  Mid-OCTOBER, 2022

"NOTES,  NOTICES etc..."

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    Our reunion for this year is "SEPTEMBER 19-22/2022 in CHARLESTON SC." (Registration is closed for Charleston!) For  details, select the "2022 HPRA Reunion..." link in the left hand column. The latest newsletter has the story on page 1.
Tom Demarest (70-72/STG2)

   Tom Demarest served aboard the Hugh Purvis from 1970 to 1972 as an STG2 and Leading Petty Officer for sonar during that period.
 Tom retired from the navy after 20 years.
Rest in peace, Tom.
Andrew Gall (44-46/EM3)

    Andrew Gall Served aboard the Hugh Purvis from 1944 to 1946 as an EM3. "Andy" passed away 10 March 2022 at home in Easton, PA. of natural causes at the age og 97.

Rest in peace, Andrew.
Photos from Previous Reunions
Covering years 2019 back to 2016

Hartford - Mark Twain House
New London Sub Base
Fort Griswold Monument
Savannah Waterfront
St. John the Baptist Cathedral
Savannah River Street
Harrisburg Skyline
Overlooking Gettysburg
Gettysburg Lincoln Address
Memphis TN.
Beale Street Memphis
Memphis National Cemetery

More HPRA Photos
Attendees 2013 Norfolk VA.

Hugh Purvis Postal First Day Issue

Hugh Purvis Postal Last Day Issue

Attendees 2014 Jacksonville FL

NOTE: Acknowledgment of data and photo sources are on the "HPRA INFORMATION" page.
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