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2017 Navy History Day
1. 2017 Navy History Day  (September 16, 2017)
Photographs taken during the celebration of Navy History Day at Albacore Park. This year's theme was SURRENDER AT SEA which commemorates the German U-Boat surrenders at Portsmouth, NH in May of 1945. Photos courtesy of Gerry Sedor.
156 Visits
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Basin Renovation
2. Basin Renovation   (Jan-Apr 2016)
The crumbling riprap walls of the basin, constructed back in 1985, are being replaced with what is expected to be a more durable structure. Dates of the photos appear immediately under each picture.
3717 Visits
116 Images
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Memorial Garden Pathway
3. Memorial Garden Pathway  (2015 Winter/2016 Spring)
Work began in late 2015 to replace the crushed granite pathway in the Memorial Garden with paving blocks. Due to a later than anticipated start, work will not be completed until the spring of 2016.
462 Visits
21 Images
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Wreaths Across America
4. Wreaths Across America  (12 December 2015)
Wreaths Across America made its annual stop at Albacore Park. Members from several branches of the armed services participated in placing wreaths on the monuments in the Memorial Garden.
802 Visits
13 Images
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Small Crew
5. Small Crew  (December 1953)
Small sized crew at the time of Albacore's commissioning in 1953.
398 Visits
1 Images
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Albacore 2003 Reunion
6. Albacore 2003 Reunion 
The first "official" gathering of a large group of Albacore shipmates.
1138 Visits
44 Images
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Norm Bower & Dick Wilder Retirement
7. Norm Bower & Dick Wilder Retirement  (October 17,2015)
Norm and Dick were honored for their years of service as members of the Portsmouth Submarine Museum Association (PSMA).
1877 Visits
37 Images
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2015 Reunion
8. 2015 Reunion  (September 24-27 2015)
Photos courtesy of John Gandiello
6879 Visits
83 Images
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Albacore Cartoon
9. Albacore Cartoon 
Created by Robert 'Pecos' Larsen, the cartoon depicts the report made by a submarine diving officer to the captain after submerging and the boat has been trimmed for optimum underwater performance.
340 Visits
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2014 Submarine History Day
10. 2014 Submarine History Day  (20 September 2014)
A celebration of the life of Adm. Charles "Swede" Momsen
4406 Visits
28 Images
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Fly Around Body (FAB)
11. Fly Around Body (FAB) 
The FAB was designed to measure the noise radiated outside a submarine. Noise emanating from a submarine was a prime factor in determining its detectability by another submarine. FAB was intended to be used during sound trials to be conducted near the submarines home port instead of going to a remote sound range.
5848 Visits
68 Images
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2015 Submarine History Day
12. 2015 Submarine History Day  (September 19,2015)
Celebrating 100 years of Portsmouth Naval Shipyard constructing submarines that began with the L-8 in 1915.
4293 Visits
46 Images
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Albacore Comes Home
13. Albacore Comes Home  (May 1985)
This series of photographs shows the initial stages of moving Albacore from the Piscataqua River to its ultimate location in a dry basin alongside the NH Route 1 By-Pass.
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45 Images
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Henry "Shakey" Graves Day
14. Henry "Shakey" Graves Day  (3 May 2014)
A celebration of Henry Graves, a much respected crew member who served on Albacore for 12 years.
4001 Visits
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Key West
15. Key West 
Rare photo of Albacore in Key West
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