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U.S.S. Squalus SS-192

 
 
U.S.S. Squalus SS-192 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 1999
1. U.S.S. Squalus SS-192 Marker
Inscription.
U.S.S. Squalus SS-192
May 23, 1939
Dedicated to the shipmates who lost their lives on the U.S. Squalus SS-192 off the coast of Portsmouth, New Hampshire

“Sailor rest your oar”
The names of the 22 U.S. Navy submariners and 2 civilian workers aboard are inscribed.

 
Location. 43° 4.942′ N, 70° 46.017′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in Rockingham County. Marker can be reached from Albacore Park Road. Touch for map. The marker is in Albacore Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Portsmouth NH 03801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Still On Patrol (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. O9 SS-70 (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Albacore (a few steps from this marker); North Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Prince Whipple and Winsor Maffatt Revolutionary Petitioners (approx. half a mile away); John Samuel Blunt, Painter (approx. half a mile away); Horse Chestnut (approx. half a mile away); New Hampshire's First Black Church (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
 
Categories. MilitaryWaterways & Vessels
 
U.S.S. Squalus Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 1999
2. U.S.S. Squalus Memorial
Albacore Memorial Park flagpole image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 1999
3. Albacore Memorial Park flagpole
U.S.S. Squalus memorial is on the left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 15, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 15, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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