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Portsmouth in Rockingham County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

U.S.S. Albacore

 
 
U.S.S. Albacore Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 1999
1. U.S.S. Albacore Marker
Inscription.
U.S.S. Albacore
AGSS 569
On shore May 4, 1985
Under Secretary – Navy
James F. Goodrich

 
Location. 43° 4.937′ 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 the Albacore Memorial Park. Portsmouth NH has long figured in the history of the U.S. Submarine Force. 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. U.S.S. O9 SS-70 (a few steps from this marker); U.S.S. Squalus SS-192 (a few steps from this marker); Still On Patrol (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.
 
Also see . . .
1. USS Albacore (AGSS-569) (Wikipedia). USS Albacore (AGSS-569) was a unique research submarine that pioneered the American version of the teardrop hull form (sometimes referred
U.S.S. Albacore Marker; midships section, sail and periscope. image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, February 18, 2003
2. U.S.S. Albacore Marker; midships section, sail and periscope.
to as an "Albacore hull") of modern submarines. The revolutionary design was derived from extensive hydrodynamic and wind tunnel testing, with an emphasis on underwater speed and maneuverability. She was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named for the albacore, a small tuna found in temperate seas throughout the world.
(Submitted on July 18, 2017.) 

2. The Albacore Story (ussalbacore.org). (Submitted on July 18, 2017.)
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 75 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. 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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