Portsmouth in Rockingham County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
New Hampshire's Lost Boat
USS Capelin SS 289
This memorial is dedicated to the 78 men who lost their lives serving their country on the submarine USS Capelin SS289 in the Celebes Sea in December 1943
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, World II • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Lost at Sea series list.
Location. 43° 4.91′ N, 70° 46.075′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in Rockingham County. Memorial can be reached from Submarine Way north of Bypass U.S. 1, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 Market St, 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. USS Albacore SS 218 Memorial (here, next to this marker); CMoMM (SS) Arthur L. Stanton Chief of the Boat (COB) (a few steps from this marker); James Baxter Sergeant (a few steps from this marker); Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Dedicated to the men of the USS Thresher (SSN 593) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct U.S.S. Albacore (about 300 feet away); U.S.S. O9 SS-70 (about 300 feet away); Still On Patrol (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 19, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 224 times since then and 131 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on November 19, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.