Portsmouth in Rockingham County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
Dedicated to the men of the USS Thresher (SSN 593)
“This monument is dedicated to the 129 gallant men, military and civilian who went down with their ship off New England’s continental shelf on 10 April 1963”
( The names of the 129 men aboard follow. )
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Disasters • War, Cold • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is April 10, 1963.
Location. 43° 4.942′ N, 70° 46.025′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in Rockingham County. Marker is on Route 1 Bypass near Submarine Way, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Albacore Memorial Park, Portsmouth NH 03801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S.S. Squalus SS-192 (a few steps from this marker); Still On Patrol (a few steps from this marker); U.S.S. O9 SS-70 (a few steps from this marker); U.S.S. Albacore (a few steps from this marker); USS Albacore SS 218 Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Hampshire's Lost Boat (about 300 feet CMoMM (SS) Arthur L. Stanton Chief of the Boat (COB) (about 300 feet away); James Baxter Sergeant (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
More about this marker. The marker is in Albacore Memorial Park.
Also see . . . USS Thresher (SSN-593). (Submitted on May 3, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 238 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 30, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.