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U.S.S. O9 SS-70

 
 
U.S.S. O9 SS-70 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 1999
1. U.S.S. O9 SS-70 Marker
Inscription.
U.S.S. O9 SS-70
June 20, 1941
Dedicated to the shipmates who lost their lives on the U.S. O9 SS-70 off the coast of Portsmouth, New Hampshire

“Sailor rest your oar”
The names of the 33 U.S. Navy submariners and 2 civilian workers aboard are inscribed.
 
Location. 43° 4.941′ N, 70° 46.017′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in Rockingham County. Marker can be reached from Albacore Park. Touch for map. The marker is in Albacore Memorial Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 569 Albacore Park, Portsmouth NH 03801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S.S. Squalus SS-192 (here, next to this marker); Still On Patrol (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. O9 SS-70 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 1999
2. U.S.S. O9 SS-70 Memorial
Albacore Memorial Park flagpole image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 1999
3. Albacore Memorial Park flagpole
O-9 memorial is on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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