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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Small Crew
5. Small Crew  (December 1953)
Small sized crew at the time of Albacore's commissioning in 1953.
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Albacore 2003 Reunion
6. Albacore 2003 Reunion 
The first "official" gathering of a large group of Albacore shipmates.
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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).
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2015 Reunion
8. 2015 Reunion  (September 24-27 2015)
Photos courtesy of John Gandiello
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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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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.
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Key West
15. Key West 
Rare photo of Albacore in Key West
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Who Was There
16. Who Was There 
Early 70's gathering around dry docked Albacore.
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The Greek Returns
17. The Greek Returns  (21 September 2013)
Photos taken from Bill "Greek" Apostolos' visit to the Albacore on 21 September. A number of his former shipmates gathered at the Park to renew acquaintances, swap stories and celebrate the Greek's return to the ship that he sailed on for over 5 years.
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Albacore's New England Submariners
18. Albacore's New England Submariners  (August '65 Photo)
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2010 Reunion Preps
19. 2010 Reunion Preps  (May 21-23, 2010)
Members of the Navy detachment at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard assemble tents for our 2010 reunion.
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2010 Reunion
20. 2010 Reunion  (May 22, 2010)
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Picture Submitted for USSVI 2009 Calenda
21. Picture Submitted for USSVI 2009 Calenda 
Picture Submitted for USSVI 2009 Calendar
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Vistor Pictures
22. Vistor Pictures 
Pictures of Visitors to the Albacore
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In & Around Albacore Park May-June 2007
23. In & Around Albacore Park May-June 2007  (June 2007)
In & Around Albacore Park May-June 2007
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Albacore Historic Photos
24. Albacore Historic Photos  (October 29, 2006)
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Albacore Photos Circa 1966 - 1969
25. Albacore Photos Circa 1966 - 1969  (October 29, 2006)
I was an EN2(SS) aboard Albacore between Aug '66 and Oct '69.  I couldn't make the reunion, but I did come up with some old pictures that might be fun.
Bill Oldman
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Albacore Reunion 2006
26. Albacore Reunion 2006  (October 29, 2006)
Albacore Reunion 2006
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