50 YearsGraduation
June 5, 1963-2013

The Official Page of the Class of 1963
Dedicated to that group of 1,206 young men who arrived in Annapolis, Maryland, "...where Severn joins the tide..."  on 7 July 1959 and the 876 who graduated on 5 June 1963, forever linked

Welcome Aboard
For complete main site contents, proceed to

The Wardroom

Popular Pages Quick Look

Electronic Lucky Bag Classmate Current Biographies
Company Pages/Locator Maps Last Call
Weddings Hot News
Shipmate Class Foundation/CAE
Class Reunions Marching to Class
Pride and Tradition
Class Valor
Classmate Memories
Lest We Forget
Vanity License Plates

The Class of 1963 Legacy Project
'63 USNA Center for Academic Excellence

Site Map

The 50th Reunion is History and was the best yet.
Go to Reunions for information on future events as it becomes available.

Recently Changed Pages

9/18/14 Hot News--Rutgers Game tickets and Parking available
9/16/14 Current Data--Glen Takabayashi email
9/16/14 18th Co. Map--Glen Takabayashi
9/16/14 Current Data--Eli Dabich email
9/16/14 18th Co. Map--Eli Dabich's email
9/15/14 Tradition--Midshipman Memories--A video on midshipman dating etiquette from 1967.
9/15/14 13th Co. Map--Hank Dalton's email
9/12/14 Hot News--Northwest River Cruise-Quick Action Required
8/4/14 Current Data--Cole Lindell added command photo
9/3/14 Tradition--Midshipman Memories--Dave Moore tabulates Navy football '59-'62
9/2/14 Tradition--Memories--An addition to Peter's story.
9/2/14 Tradition--Memories--A Vietnam memory from Peter quinton
8/31/14 Tradition--Midshipman Memories--A nice poem about plebe year
8/26/14 1st Co. Map--Don McAlister's email
8/3/14 Weddings--Barbara and Gaylord Hopkin's wedding photos
8/19/14 Hot News--Next Dc Area luncheon is September 9
8/14/14 Tradition--Midshipman Memories--Raising the 50 Star Flag in NYC
8/12/14 Hot News--Steve Coester's son in law dies
8/6/14 Hot News--Video of Class of 2018 Induction
8/4/14 Hot News--Lee Pekary's son named "Local Hero"
8/4/14 Current Data--Lee Pekary phone
8/4/14 ALITC--Ed Howards ALITC story
8/3/14 Current Data--Dan O'Claray's address
8/1/14 9th Co. Map--Dan O'Claray's address
8/1/14 Current Data--Cole Lindell's email
8/1/14 18th Co. Map--Cole Lindell's email
8/1/14 Tradition--Midshipman Memories--The Drag Handbook
7/31/14 Shipmate-September-October Column published
7/30/14 Hot News--Former Supt. Adm. Charles Larson died at 77
7/29/14 8th Co. Map--Dick Whalen's email
7/29/14 Current Data--Dick Whalen's email
7/28/14 Tradition--Memories--Steve Coester perspective on Challenger explosion
7/28/14 Deceased Data--Added Marty Martinsen's wife's death
7/27/14 Tradition/Genealogy--Added grandchildren of Karl Kolon and Merrill Dorman
7/25/14 Hot News--Marty Martinsen's wife Shirley died this past week
7/23/14 Tradition--Memories--Steve Coester relates a Space Shuttle story
7/22/14 Tradition--Midshipman Memories--Coester's Unlikely Journey to a Varsity Letter
7/21/14 Tradition--Midshipman Memories--Tales from the Natatorium
7/21/14 Tradition--Memories--Steve Coester's memories of the Apollo 11 launch
7/8/14 19th Co. Map--Doug Zanzot Address
7/5/14 Tradition--Memories--Jim Oakes meeting with Adm Nimitz
7/3/14 Shipmate-"Member Serve" Column --corrected Cole Lindell's address
7/3/14 Current bio--Cole Lindell Address
7/3/14 18th Co. Map--Cole Lindell Address
7/2/14 Shipmate-"Member Serve" Column published
7/2/14 Tradition--Memories--Tom Kelley relates rendering honors to JFK and witnessing a nuclear explosion
7/2/14 Current bio--Added new bio for Frank Edrington
7/1/14 Links--An extensive list of VA website links.

Complete Class of 1963 statistical data including class make up, attrition and class standing is found in the "Annual Register of the United States Naval Academy 1963-1964". Click Here to read it online

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Class of 1963 Officers

President: Spencer Johnson
Vice President:   Jim Ring
Secretary:   Mike Shelley
Treasurer: Al Sherman

  Class of 1963 Foundation

President: David Puckett

Class of 1963 Web Page
Webmaster:  Steve Coester

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