The fourth annual Salvage Chief Reunion and Fundraiser is being held Saturday at Clatsop Post 12 American Legion, 1132 Exchange St. A soup and sandwich lunch is served at noon, and costs $5.
The program includes movies, sea stories and a memorial service. Raffle tickets are $1 each, or six for $5. Salvage Chief history books, T-shirts and hats can be purchased at the event.
The reunion dinner and raffle drawing are from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, also at the American Legion. Dinner starts at 4 p.m., and costs $20 per person. A choice of a prime rib or chicken cordon bleu with all the trimmings is being served until 7 p.m. or it’s gone. Greg Parke is providing the music.
Tours of the Salvage Chief and a barbecue start at noon Sunday. The location is reached by turning north onto Liberty Lane off U.S. Highway 30. Go past the Marine and Environmental Research and Training Station (MERTS) campus to the parking lot, where the picnic is being held. The vessel tours are at the old Army Corps of Engineers dock nearby. The cost of the meal is by donation.
The public is welcome to attend all three events. Donations to the Salvage Chief LSM 380 Foundation are tax deductible.
Salvage Chief reunion and tours on tap Saturday and Sunday