We hope that this email finds you all safe and healthy. As I have received a couple of emails I thought I would do an interim update re the reunion. At this stage we are still hoping it will go ahead in October as planned. I am waiting on HMAS Cerberus and the Vietnam Museum to see what their position is and if they are happy to proceed and the borders are open we will go ahead. However in the event that we can’t have it in October 2020 I have tentatively scheduled 19-21 March 2021 if we have to postpone the reunion. I have spoken with the Caravan Park in Frankston and the venue where we the official dinner will be held and they have also pencilled in the date in March and they have all said that all monies will be transferred to the new date if needed. The caravan park has also said that no monies need to be paid till early September and I am not going to be asking for the balance of the monies until we have made a decision as to the date of the reunion.Also for the people that will be flying into Melbourne, there is a shuttlebus that will get you from the airport to Frankston. You will need to book this yourself to coincide with your flights.
I hope that this information will put some minds at ease. I will get back in touch as soon as I receive any further information.
Please do not hesitate to get in contact with me if you need any further information.
Your Hosts are Jacqueline & Greg Sheppard
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Reunion 2020 Mornington Peninsular
Incorporating the 50th Anniversary of the return of 3rd Deployment from Vietnam of HMAS Hobart II
Thursday October 15th – Sunday 18th 2020 inclusive
Meet and Greet TBA
Proposed Itinerary (this could change depending on permissions and availability):
Thurs 15th & Fri 16th Oct
Free time/Arrivals 16:00 – 17:30 Meet & greet & BBQ Dinner on both evenings
Oct Trip to Vietnam Vet Museum on Phillip Island for official unveiling of plaque, Lunch & Tour of Museum
Sun 18th Oct
@HMAS Cerberus March to Service
Tour of Cerberus & Museum
Talking to Recruits (Volunteers Needed)
Calling all serving and ex-serving HMAS Hobart I, II and III sailors
Please forward this website to anyone that has served onboard any of the HMAS Hobarts that you know that might be interested to attend.