Our 50th Reunion was held in Annapolis from October 5-8, 2023.

1047 persons attended the reunion, including classmates, guests and widows.  There were 550 classmates, which is about 63%.

The registration for the various major events was as follows:

  • 51 for golf
  • 616 for the Shipwreck Party
  • 574 for the class meeting
  • 633 for the memorial service
  • 586 for the lunch at the Naval Institute
  • 433 for the Superintendent’s briefing
  • 931 for the game and tailgate
  • 416 for the King Hall brunch
  • 382 for the Dinner/Dance in Dahlgren Hall.

The numerous reunion activities proceeded according to the following schedule:  Schedule of Events


The Class of 1973 Class Meeting was held at 10:00 am on Friday October 6 in the very impressive large Auditorium at the U.S. Naval Institute Conference Center.  This new facility was built in space that was formerly part of the old Naval Hospital.
The meeting highlighted the Class’s many accomplishments in recent years, particularly in the fundraising arena.  The event was video-recorded.


A very memorable and moving Memorial Service immediately followed the Class meeting.  The event was video-recorded.


SHIPWRECK PARTY:  The following file contains the compilation of photos that was on display at the Shipwreck Party on Thursday evening in the N* Room photos: Class Memories

COMPANY PHOTOS:  The photographs that were on display at the Shipwreck Party were arranged by Company.  Please see the individual company pages for those photos: http://1973.usnaclasses.net/company-pages/

PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER: A professional photographer took many photographs at the Dinner Dance that was held in Dahlgren Hall on Sunday evening.  Those photographs are available for members of the Class of 1973 at no charge:  https://lattaphotography.zenfolio.com/p242867049

You click to select the shots you want, then hit download (the down arrow above the photo). You can then retrieve them from your download file and can transfer them to your photos.