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2017 Navy History Day
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.
Date(s): September 16, 2017. Album by Albacore. Photos by Various. 1 - 20 of 20 Total. 156 Visits.
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The Bowers
COB Norm Bower and wife Glenda were in attendance.

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Russ and daughter
Long time Albacore Park Board of Directors member Russ Van Billiard and his daughter.

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A Little Dab Will Do Ya'
Face painting by Trading Faces Artistic Face Painting

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PMC
Members of the Piscataqua Maritime Commission.

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Entertainment
Mudhook provided sea chanties and folk songs to entertain the crowd.

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German Reactors
Youngsters enjoying a WWII vintage BMW motorcycle and side car

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German Re-enactors
German re-enactor in a shelter

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Thresher Model
Marblehead Base of the United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. cut-away model of USS Thresher SSN-593 lost with all hands ion 10 April 1963

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Book Signing
Poster at the table where members of the Friends of Albacore were signing copies of their recently published book USS ALBACORE AGSS 569 AND ORAL HISTORY.

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Jack Capt ATJ Nav His Day
Friends of Albacore Oral History contributors at the book signing. (L to R) then Lt. Jack Hunter, Captain Roy Springer and YN2(SS) Austin 'Butch' Jordan.

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GI Shelter
WWII GI shelter with a display of some of a soldier's equipment and arms.

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WWII US Army Uniforms
Army re=enactors in period uniforms.

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WWII Army Display
Re-enactors with a display of equipment typically carried by a US GI during WWII.

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Uniforms
A display of German and United States uniforms from WWII.

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PSMA Executive Director
Jim Craig introduces the next event in the busy schedule

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CO USS New Hampshire SSN 778
Commander Jason Weed provides some introductory remarks before enlisting four new recruits to the Navy.

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I, ...Do Solemnly Swear...
Cdr Weed administers the oath of allegiance to the new recruits.

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Potential Recruits?
Family members in attendance.

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Albacore Shipmates
Former Chief of the Boat Norman Bower and Harry 'Bud' Fisher enjoy the program.

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Commemorative Cake
This cake was cut and slices offered to those in attendance

   
 
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