Commissioned 76 years ago 12/22/1946


USS Samuel B Roberts (DD-823) Shipmates Assoc.13th Biennial Reunion: Annapolis – Baltimore – DC

September 30 – October 4, 2019
Holiday Inn Columbia/East Jessup, MD 20794

Monday, Sept. 30

  • Reunion registration in Hospitality Suite beginning at noon
  • Welcome Buffet in the hotel banquet room beginning at 6:00 PM

Tuesday, Oct 1

  • Tour to US Naval Academy/Annapolis waterfront/historic Annapolis leaving at 9:00 AM, lunch on members. Returning approx. 3:30 PM
  • Evening free

Wednesday, Oct 2

  • Tour of Baltimore/lunch on members at Baltimore Inner Harbor, Baltimore. Harbor cruise. Leaving hotel at 9:00 AM and returning at approx. 3:30 PM. Auction and business meeting in the evening.

Thursday, Oct 3

  • Bus leaves at 8:30 AM for the US Navy Memorial in Washington, DC where a plaque will be dedicated to USS Samuel B Roberts (DD-823). Memorial service expected to occur at this time. Lunch on members. Bus returns at approx. 2:30 PM
  • Reunion banquet begins at 6:00 PM with cocktail hour followed by a plated dinner. Entertainment will be provided by Ms Terry L. White (aka – The Ol Hippie chick).

Friday, Oct 4

  • Reunion concludes, members depart.

This is going to be a good one. Favorable hotel rates with full breakfast daily. Tours, fun but not overtaxing, food tasty and plentiful, entertainment. Highlight – plaque dedication honoring contribution of DD-823 to Navy and country. Best part of reunion – mixing with others with a shared Sammy B experience.

Jim Antenucci

Download the reunion registration form, and view the full itinerary.


1996 – First Reunion
Charleston, SC
Quality Inn now k/a Holiday Inn

Virginia Beach, VA
Holiday Inn Sunspree

Annapolis, MD/Baltimore/Washington, DC
Holiday Inn @ BWI Airport

Newport, R.I.
Best Western Mainstay Inn
9/30/2001 – 10/03/2001

Virginia Beach, VA
Holiday Inn Sunspree
9/29/2003 – 10/03/2003

Valley Forge/Phila, PA
Holiday Inn Valley Forge
10/03/2005 – 10/07/2005

Charleston, SC
Ramada Inn – North Charleston
10/01/2007 – 10/05/2007

Jacksonville, FL
Wyndham Riverwalk Hotel
10/05/2009 – 10/09/2009

Buffalo, NY
Holiday Inn Downtown
09/12/2011 – 09/15/2011

Branson, MO
Clarion Hotel
09/30/2013 – 10/04/2013

Washington, DC
Hilton Hotel @ Dulles Airport
10/01/2015 – 10/05/2015

Newport, RI
Mainstay Hotel & Conference Center
10/02/17 – to 10/06/2017

Click here to visit the reunion website.