50th Anniversary
Seabee Divers Reunion

Mark your calendars for the 50th anniversary reunion of the Underwater Construction Teams.

DATES
Friday to Sunday, May 17 to 19, 2024

LOCATION
Port Hueneme, California (and surrounding areas)

We are having 5 different events during the UCT 50th reunion, including a Friday night social mixer; a Saturday morning museum dedication, lunchtime family friendly BBQ and Team 2 open house, and Saturday evening gala dinner. The reunion will conclude with a Sunday brunch.

Info about lodging options, online event registration, reunion merchandise, and more is available on this page by clicking on the individual tabs.

Send an e-mail to seabeedivers@gmail.com with any questions or for more information, or use the website contact form.

Room Blocks from May 17 to 19, 2024

Residence Inn by Marriott Oxnard River Ridge
This is where the gala dinner is being held.
2101 West Vineyard Avenue
Oxnard, CA 93036
  • Sleeping rooms are $174 for a Studio king room with a sofa bed, $234 for a Penthouse with two queen beds and a sofa bed.  
  • Hot Breakfast Buffet, Parking and Basic Wifi are included in the room rate   
  • Reservations for the group rate must be made prior to Friday, April 19, 2024. After the cutoff date the group rate is subject to availability. 



How to Make Your Reservations: 
Call Reservations to speak with a live agent: 800.736.0490 and reference the UCT 50th reunion at the Residence Inn River Ridge to make their reservations at the group discounted rate.   


Group reservation link
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Room Blocks from May 16-19, 2024

Holiday Inn Express Port Hueneme
15 standard rooms @ $183/night
350 E. Port Hueneme Road
Port Hueneme, CA 93041
805.986.5353
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Oxnard/Camarillo
20 rooms @ $229/night
1950 Solar Drive
Oxnard, CA 93036
805.288.3600
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Courtyard by Marriott Oxnard/Ventura
9 single king rooms @ $219/night
6 dual queen rooms @ $234/night
 600 Esplanade Drive
Oxnard, CA 93036
805.988.3600
Group reservation link
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On Base Lodging Options

Navy Lodge Port Hueneme
NB Ventura County
Building #1172, Addor Street
Port Hueneme, CA 93043
805.985.2624
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Fairways RV Resort
NB Ventura County
1532 Salsa Street
Port Hueneme, CA 93042
805.982.6123
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Navy Getaways Point Mugu Beach Hotel & RV Park
18th Street Bldg. 74
Point Mugu, CA 93042
805.989.8407
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Additional Lodging Options

There are many other lodging options in the area with lower and higher price points, which can be found by a quick search on any one of the following sites:

Booking.com

Hotels.com

Expedia

Travelocity

Orbitz


PRE-ORDER ONLY
AVAILABLE FOR PICK UP AT THE REUNION MAY 17 TO 19 OR FOR SHIPPING AFTER THE REUNION

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PLEASE NOTE: 50TH ANNIVERSARY MERCHANDISE IS AVAILABLE AS PRE-PAID ORDERS ONLY (PLEASE DISREGARD ANY AUTOMATED MESSAGES FROM SQUARE DURING CHECKOUT AS FAR AS PICK UP OR SHIPPING.)

ORDERS TO BE PICKED UP AT REUNION
Pre-paid orders for 50th anniversary merchandise will be accepted up until midnight on Friday, April 19, 2024. Orders placed and paid before this deadline will be available for pick-up in-person at the reunion starting on Friday, May 17, 2024.

ORDERS TO BE SHIPPED
If you would like to order 50th anniversary merchandise, but will not be attending the reunion, you can pre-order and pay for items as well, but please note they will not be mailed to you until after the reunion. After the reunion, the items that you ordered will be packaged up and mailed to you. You can place orders through Sunday, May 19, 2024.

ORDERS LOCAL TO VENTURA AND SURROUNDING AREAS
Local to Ventura and the surrounding areas, but not attending the reunion events, you can still pick up your order. If you order before Friday, April 19, 2024, you can pick up your order starting on Friday, May 17, 2024. Any orders placed after April 19, 2024 through Sunday, May 19, 2024, will be ordered the week after the reunion and will be available for pick up once received from the supplier. Orders will be available for pick up at Poseidon Brewing Company located at 5777 Olivas Park Drive, Units S&T, Ventura, CA 93003 during tasting room hours. See Web site at www.poseidonbrewingco.com for hours.

Please note: One final merchandise order will be placed after the reunion is over for any additional orders placed during the reunion or online. Any orders placed after April 19, 2024 and through Sunday, May 19, 2024 online will also be ordered the week after the reunion and will be shipped or available for pick up once received from the supplier. These orders will not be available to pick up during the reunion.

Send an e-mail to seabeedivers@gmail.com with any questions or for more information, or use the website contact form.

Friday, May 17, 2024 – 5 to 10 p.m.

Come catch up with new and old friends alike at a social mixer Friday night at Poseidon Brewing Company.

Stop by whenever, come for a short while or stay for the entire time, either way, please let us know if you’re coming.

Woodfired pizzas and beer will be available for purchase, but we need to know whether you’ll be attending so we can make the appropriate arrangements.

Register to attend (via Eventbrite)

Location:
Poseidon Brewing Company
5777 Olivas Park Drive, Unit S & T
Ventura, CA 93003

Saturday, May 18, 2024 – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Come check out the updated underwater construction exhibit at the Seabee Museum and stay for the guest speaker and the UCT plankowner ceremony.

This event is free, but please reply so we know whether you’ll be attending and we can make the appropriate arrangements.

Register to attend (via Eventbrite)

Location:
U.S. Navy Seabee Museum
1001 Addor St.
Port Hueneme, CA 93043

Saturday, May 18, 2024 – 12 to 3 p.m.

Spend a few hours at your old stomping grounds during the UCT-2 Open House.

Enjoy a couple tacos, check out the spaces, you know the drill.

Perhaps even a flaming toilet paper race…

This event is free, but please reply so we know whether you’ll be attending and we can make the appropriate arrangements.

Register to attend (via Eventbrite)

Location:
Underwater Construction Team 2
4643 Dock Road, Building 524
Port Hueneme, CA 93043

If you will require assistance with base access to be able to attend the open house, please answer yes when registering via Eventbrite. We also encourage you to reach out directly to CBCM Adam Winters (UCT-2) at adam.s.winters.mil@us.navy.mil or 805.746.6812.

Saturday, May 18, 2024 – 6 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Get “fancy” at a gala dinner to celebrate 50 years of UCTs.

Bust out your fancy UDTs and LBDs and join us for a lovely evening.

Dinner will be buffet style, there’ll be a speech or two, and a DJ spinning some dancing tunes. And most likely a whole bunch of other Saturday shenanigans.

Tickets are $75 per person and include a buffet dinner (there is an option to select a vegetarian meal during checkout).

Register to attend (via Eventbrite)

Location:
Residence Inn by Marriott Oxnard River Ridge
2101 W. Vineyard Ave.
Oxnard, CA 93036

Sunday, May 19, 2024, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Sundays are meant for brunching and there’s no better spot than right on the water at the Pacific Corinthian Yacht Club in Channel Islands Harbor on Sunday, May 19, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Brunch will be buffet style.

Enjoy a couple glasses of champagne and bid a fond farewell to new and old friends.

Tickets are $40 per person.

Register to attend (via Eventbrite)

Location:
Pacific Corinthian Yacht Club
2600 Harbor Boulevard
Oxnard, CA 93035