The 12th –
USS LYNDE McCORMICK DDG 8
Reunion will be held in –
San Diego, California.
(this is the 60th year from the time the ship was commissioned.)
This reunion will be hosted by ship Captain,
1983 – 1986, Sheldon Margolis, Captain retired, USN
The reunion date has been changed due to the Covid 19 pandemic.
( the old date was 6-3-2021 to 6-7-2021 )
All Hands Reunion – ( the new date is ) –
September 15, 2021 – September 19, 2021 – San Diego, California
Wednesday through Sunday
The reunion hotel will be the Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina
click the link below for the reunion rate hotel reservation
reservations for the 2021 USS LYNDE McCORMICK DDG-8 reunion
( link disabled temporarily, should be up by December 10, 2020 )
you have a choice of different type rooms. Quantities are limited, so reserve early.
( address – 2051 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, California 92106 )
COVID permitting, we are on our way. islandpalms.com
Click here to view our beautiful hotel & marina.
email sent out to all shipmates –
Individual Lodging and Events Contract (Revised)
60th Anniversary All Hands Reunion at Best Western Plus
Island Palms Hotel and Marina
Account: USS LYNDE McCORMICK (DDG-8) All Hands Association
Event Name: 60th Anniversary – All Hands Reunion
|Contact: Sheldon Margolis||Onsite Contact: Sheldon Margolis|
Arrival: Thursday, June 3, 2021
Departure: Sunday, June 6, 2021
Group Room Information
Island Palms and Marina does not guarantee specific room type availability.
Requests will be accommodated to the best of the Hotel’s ability.
Hotel check-in time is after 4:00 PM on the day of arrival.
Checkout time is before 11:00 AM on the day of departure.
Daily Room Block
Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina
|Thu Jun 3, 2021||Fri Jun 4, 2021||Sat Jun 5, 2021|
( ROH means run of house. When booking a ROH reservation this will guarantee that you will receive the lowest rate at the hotel, but does not guarantee the location or bedding preference. )
|@ $135.00||@ $135.00||@ $135.00|
All rates are subject to the prevailing city and state taxes. Currently, taxes total 10.5% and are subject to change.
All rates are subject to a 2% San Diego Tourism Marketing District Assessment
All rates subject to a California Tourism Fee of 0.195%
All reservations are subject to a nightly parking charge of $13.00 per vehicle
|METHOD OF RESERVATION
An advance deposit or credit card guarantee for the 1st night’s room and tax is due when making a reservation. Individuals must identify themselves as part of 60th Anniversary All Hands Reunion at the time of making reservations in order to be eligibie for the special group rate. Please call (800) 922-2336 or (619)-222-0561 to make reservations.
Every room night cancelled in excess of the allotted attrition schedule will be charged at the group rate for each room night cancelled or released. The Hotel understands all reservations will be held on an individual basis. Reservations received after 5-3-2021 will be provided on a space available basis. If the Group Rate is not available after the cutoff date, the prevailing rack rates will apply for reservations confirmed. Requests received after the cut-off date will be accepted on a space and rate availability up to the group block.
The hotel management must approve use of suites for hospitality purposes Adequate space has been reserved for the following agenda:
|Date||Start Time||End Time||Room||Function Name||Guests||Setup||Room Rental|
|Jun 3, 2021||8:00 AM||10:00 PM||Santa Barbara||Hospitality Room||100||$200 ++|
|Jun 4, 2021||7:00 AM||10:00 PM||Santa Barbara||Hospitality Room||100||$200++|
|5:00 PM||8:00 PM||Sunset||Dinner||10||Rounds|
|Jun 5, 2021||5:00 PM||8:00 PM||Sunset||Dinneg||110||Rounds||$0.00|
|7:00 AM||10:00 PM||Santa Barbara||Hospitality Room||100||FIOW||$200++|
|Food & Beverage Minimums — None required|
The USS Lynde McCormick Reunion Association is now an official non profit organization with bylaws. It consists of a board of 5 elected representatives and the former crewmates of the USS Lynde McCormick DDG 8. The USS Lynde McCormick Reunion Association was voted into existence on September 17, 2004 by the shipmates in attendance at the 2004 reunion in San Diego. (see bylaws page)
We need financial help by donations from you, our shipmates.
The reunion association plans and implements the reunions and supports this web site. The association costs consist of postage, office supplies, banking, etc. This is a non profit organization and no one gets a salary or benefits. (no free rooms, etc.) Any of you who wish to get that wonderful feeling of satisfaction by donating $10, $20, or more, to the support of this reunion association and this web site, now have the opportunity to pay online with a credit card
You can donate online using the following button.
or send a check to —
David Newham (ETR2, 1967 – 1970)
USS Lynde McCormick DDG 8 Reunion Association ( or DDG 8 Reunion Assoc. )
27330 SW Grahams Ferry Rd
Sherwood, OR 97140
( Please make checks payable to ‘DDG 8 association’ with a memo – ‘DDG 8 association’ – on your check)
Many thanks to Mary Lou and Dennett Srur for their idea to start a reunion of all the USS LYNDE McCORMICK DDG 8 shipmates.