SUBASE POINT LOMA Quarterdeck
SUBASE POINT LOMA, ARRIVING!
Welcome aboard, shipmate!
This is your place, the SUBASE POINT LOMA. The base was our home, both long and short-term, and will never be forgotten. More than just a pier to tie up a boat, the base made it possible for every boat and ship go to sea fully equipped and supplied. A place to come home to after every mission, providing necessary maintenance and support, it did it's part in bringing an end to the Cold War. It is for that, and a thousand other reasons, that we honor the memory.
This is a place to remember the base, the never-ending assignments, and most of all, the iron men and women of SUBASE POINT LOMA.
FIRST TIME ABOARD SUBASE POINT LOMA?
Is this your first time aboard the SUBASE POINT LOMA on the coldwarboats.org website?
If so, there are a few things you need to know.
First, you're dink. Get hot, get qualified, and don't expect to see sunshine until you get qualified! Sound familiar? Well, I'm not your sea-daddy, but there really are a few things you need to know.
One, you need to REGISTER - that tells us who you are, how you are connected with Cold War submarines, and a gives us a way to contact you. We have a routine newsletter that goes out once or twice a month, so make sure you are signed up for it when you go through the registration process. We in the submarine community are pretty fussy about posers and pretenders, submarine life being a pretty good filter for those sorts of things, so we ask you use your real name and contact information. If we decide you're not being straight up with us, your access will disappear faster than a water slug.
WELCOME ABOARD TOUR - SUBASE POINT LOMA
When you are ready, lets take a quick tour. Face forward, grab this handle, and walk down the ladder facing forward, not aft, and you'll find it easier to drop into the boat.
Sound familiar? Think back to your first trip down the ladder into your first boat. Definitely a new experience, and not unlike your first visit into this website.
Navigating the site is a bit easier than your first time on board, but feel free to take off and explore at any time. Nothing will bite you, and you're unlikely to break anything, so let's get on with it.
On the QUARTERDECK, you'll find the VISITOR'S LOG, a guestbook where you can comment on the site. Always check the P.O.D. for site information, current Association news, activities, reunion plans, and other items of general interest. You'll also be able to access recent FAMILYGRAMS, which are mailed to registered users periodically, and far more reliably than those we dreamed of receiving back on the boat.
Bear a Hand With SUBASE POINT LOMA!
Cold War Boats Association needs your help!
PHOTOGRAPHS: We need photos of the base, staff, and crews of boats and ships moored at the base.
Images should be:
- Original (you took the photo, or public domain)
- Digital - if prints or slides, contact the Ship's Photographer - we will scan them and return them unharmed, and pay for shipping both ways.
- High resolution - 2000 x 1100 minimum for slideshows
- Uncorrected - we will color-correct and eliminate dust and scratches using our photo editors.
SITE LEADS: No experience necessary - you are not responsible for the website template and coding, no knowledge of computer programming required.
- Managing content - articles, photo galleries, soliciting and uploading sea stories, etc.
- Registering shipmates, vetting registrations, locating missing shipmates
- Posting reunion information
- Preparing your base newsletter
Please contact the Chief Archivist at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have photographs to submit or the Fleet Detailer at