Last Updated: August 13, 2019


Latest Information from Tunny Reunion Coordinator Warren Branges


Posted Tuesday, 8-13-2019


Tunny Family and Friends

The 2019 Tunny Reunion is just 75 days away and you’re running out of excuses for why you haven’t completed your Reunion Registration Package.  A copy is attached so “My dog ate it” will no longer be accepted.

The cutoff date for hotel reservations at the reunion rate is September 27th.  Fall is a busy season for Charleston and hotels are expected to be full – don’t wait to make your reservation.

Solid head counts are essential to complete many of the final arrangements for the reunion; your early registration makes this a much easier task and is appreciated.

As of close of business today (8/12), we have 47 registered Shipmates and guests:

APSS:   Lee Ashcraft, Bob and Peggy Christman, Ron and Rita Dykes, Ernie Goodwin and Terrie Bleashka, and Rich and Sharon Pescatore.

SSG:   Perry Beem and Marilyn Sell, Bill Hardt and Janice Doyle, Dan and Layne Moss, John and Adrienne Shaffer, Al and Angie Shinn, and Wally and Gloria Womack.

SSN:   Mike and Anna Emerson, Jeep Girouard, Tom and Bethany Jordan, Leland Marcus, David and Linda Mosley, Alan and Angie Nebola, Bill and Mary Pat O’Connor, Corky and Julie Perales, Denny and Nancy Sloan, Vern and Ann Terry, Steve Weise, Steve and Jenny White, and Gil and Brigitte Wolverton.

Expected but not yet registered:

APSS:   Burkholder, Tate, Urffer, Weltzien and Woodall.

SSG:   Eckert and Olszewski.(Note: Registration has been sent in for Olszewski)

SSN:   Franks, Perry, Spencer and Zelfel.

R/Warren Branges

(619) 971-8292



The following information was published to the Tunny Veteran's Email List on 7/2/2019: To download in word.docx or adobe .pdf formats click on the links provided. To register, the forms have to be downloaded, printed, filled in and mailed in with payment by 27 September 2019.


USS Tunny 2019 Reunion Registration (word.docx) Format

USS Tunny 2019 Reunion Registration (adobe.pdf) Format

The following information was published at earlier dates:


Herewith information about the USS TUNNY (SS, SSG, APSS/LPSS-282) and USS TUNNY (SSN-682) Reunion in Charleston, South Carolina October 27 to October 31, 2019.


For further information contact the 2019 USS TUNNY Reunion Coordinator, Warren Branges by clicking here or contacting him by phone at (619) 971-8292.


Town & Country Inn and Suites

2008 Savannah Highway

Charleston, SC 29407

Phone: 1-800-334-6660 toll free, or 1-843-571-1000



Tunny Reunion Rates at the T&C are as follows: Note:  Registration Code is:  USS TUN


Sunday - Thursday, $105.00 / night + 14% tax

Friday - Saturday, $159.00 / night + 14% tax


For complete information previously announced by email to Tunny Veterans who are on the Tunny Association Email/Mailing List can be accessed by clicking here.  This is a .PDF file.


For the Tunny Veterans Association Mailing List, click here.


2019 Reunion Activities being considered include the following:


CSS Hunley Museum/Exhibit Tour

Patriots Point Tour

Fort Sumter Tour

Middleton Place Plantation Tour

Charleston City Walking Tour to include historic district.

Golf Outing




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