Kittery Maine USS Thresher (SSN 593) Memorial Historical

Kittery Maine USS Thresher (SSN 593) Memorial Historical (HM1TG8)

Location: Kittery, ME 03904 York County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 6.065', W 70° 44.526'

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On 10 April, 1963, all 129 U.S. Navy sailors and civilian workers aboard the USS Thresher perished when the nuclear attack submarine sank more than 200 miles off the New England Coast. The Thresher was designed and build at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine, and commissioned on 3 August 1961. The loss of the SSN 593 and her crew remains the worst submarine disaster in history, and resulted in establishing the "subsafe" program. Forever on patrol, never to be forgotten
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HM NumberHM1TG8
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Date Added Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 358235 N 4773512
Decimal Degrees43.10108333, -70.74210000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 6.065', W 70° 44.526'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 6' 3.9" N, 70° 44' 31.56" W
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Area Code(s)207
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 220-238 Rogers Rd, Kittery ME 03904, US
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