2017 USS L. Y. SPEAR (AS-36) Association Reunion

Join us in San Diego!


Join us in 2017 as we "Go West" to San Diego, California!  We will be working on activities for the reunion, and as soon as they are finalized we will post the Reunion Registration Form.

See you in San Diego



September 13-17, 2017



Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside Hotel

4875 N. Harbor Drive

San Diego, CA  92106


Room Rate*:

$129/Night for standard (king or double bed) room

Rate is subject to all current local taxes. Breakfast is not included, but those aged 55 or older are eligible for a 10% discount in the hotel restaurant.



Phone: 800-662-8899 or 619-224-3621

* When making your hotel reservation, be sure to mention that you are with the USS L. Y. SPEAR Reunion to receive the special negotiated rates.  These rates are also good for 3 days prior to the reunion and 3 days immediately following the reunion.  Please note that if you do not make your reservations through the group block, you might not receive the waived Parking Fee (normallly $10/day) .

Click here for hotel's website.


The hotel reservation cut-off date is Friday, August 18th to get the negotiated room rate.  After that date, the rooms will be released back into the hotel's inventory and you may not get a room or the discounted rate.  There are only a limited number of rooms reserved at this special price, so please make your reservations as soon as possible.  You may change or cancel your hotel reservation up to 24 hours prior to your check-in date.

* * * HOTEL BONUS * * *

If you make your hotel reservations by Friday, July 14th, your name will be entered into a drawing to have one night's stay during the reunion for FREE!  The drawing will be held at the final evening banquet, and you must be present to win.

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Please note:  This hotel does have a Debit Card Policy. Please contact the hotel directly if you need more information or further clarification on their Debit Card Policy. 




If you will be flying to the reunion, you will want to fly into San Diego International Airport (airport code SAN).  The airport is about 2 miles from the hotel. 

Complimentary shuttle service is available from the hotel 24 hours a day.  Please call the hotel directly at 619-224-3621 after collecting your luggage to notify them of your arrival and location.



Keep checking back as more details become available.


Any questions?  Check out "What to Expect at a USS L. Y. SPEAR Reunion".

If you still have questions or need assistance in submitting your Registration Form, please contact Patty Kelso by phone at 913-677-1837 or via email at pattykelso@usslyspear.org.



Past Reunions

Click here for 2016 Reunion - Buffalo, NY

Click here for 2015 Reunion - Virginia Beach, VA

Click here for 2014 Reunion - Chicago, IL

Click here for 2013 Reunion - Jacksonville, FL

Click here for 2012 Reunion - New England

Click here for 2011 Reunion - Branson, MO

Click here for 2010 Reunion - Norfolk, VA

Click here for 2008 Reunion - Washington DC

Click here for 2007 Reunion - Charleston, SC

Click here for 2006 Reunion - Virginia Beach, VA

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