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USS Thresher, April 2013


USS Thresher Memorial Park dedicated,Ralph Morang


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USS Thresher Memorial Park to be unveiledDeborah McDermott

Thank you to citizens of Kittery, from a member of the USS Thresher family,

Thresher book due out in April, Kerr pays tribute to 129 lost in submarine disaster

Plaque, carving honor USS ThresherD. Allan Kerr
USS Thresher plaque unveiled honoring all 129 lives lostD. Allan Kerr
Students Help Plant Trees in Memorial Park, D. Allan Kerr

Lang's Landscaping gives big boost to Thresher Memorial, D. Allan Kerr

Kittery board approves Thresher memorial park plans, Joey Cresta

Shipyard ceremony to honor lives lost on USS Thresher, Charles McMahon

USS Thresher: One disaster, 129 stories, D. Allan Kerr

Photo Gallery - Thresher men lost #1

Photo Gallery - Thresher men lost #2

Family remembers Bradley man who died in USS Thresher tragedy just two months from completing Navy career,  Dawn Gagnon

Bangor Daily News (No Link)

Dignitaries to join Thresher family members at memorial eventsD. Allan Kerr

To Ed and the ThresherKittery Resident Susan Johnson

US sub sinking 50 years ago led to safety changes, David Sharpe, AP

Yahoo-News, Associate Press, April 05, 2013 (No Link)

USS Thresher flagpole in place for 50th Anniversary, Deborah McDermott

 Best and brightest lost in submarine disaster,(Crew expected to be home for Easter) D. Allan Kerr,

Portsmouth Herald, March 31, 2013   (Finale of the Herald's year long series)

Losing the Thresher: the 50th anniversary, Tom Bell

Thresherdisaster recognized by governor, legislators, (Gov. Lepage, legislators honor crew of doomed sub),D. Allan Kerr

Thresher commemorated in Congressional Record, (The Honorable Susan M. Collins, Senator from Maine), D. Allan Kerr

Charron worked to make undersea vessels invisible, (In tribute to his dad, Robert Edward Charron, Sr.), Paul F Charron

USS Thresher left legacy of safety for submarines, Disaster during the Cold War led to creation of SUBSAFE program, D. Allan Kerr,

Thresher Memorial flagpole placing disrupted, Deborah McDermott
Big day for Thresher memorial Project, Deborah McDermott
Thresher disaster claimed life of rising star (Profile of Thresher Commander John Wesley Harvey) D. Allan Kerr
Sub Thresher's nuclear reactor remains buried at sea,D. Allan Kerr
Postmarks to commemorate USS Thresher tragedy's 50th anniversary, Suzanne Lauren
Original Thresher was World War II hero, D. Allan Kerr
Pennington one of three African-Americans lost aboard doomed submarine Thresher
(Profile of Thresher crewman Roscoe Pennington,  D. Allan Kerr
Thresher Memorial Project Group tops $100K in funds raised,D. Allan Kerr
Thresher victim, a young father, remembered (Profile of Thresher crewman Robert E. Steinel),  D. Allan Kerr
Designers upset by Thresher memorial plan,  Deborah McDermott
Thresher memorial effort gets $10,000 boost, D. Allan Kerr
Brothers perished in Thresher submarine disaster,  (Profile of  USS Thresher crewmen & brothers Master Chief Benjamin & Senior Chief John Shafer)  D. Allan Kerr, Portsmouth Herald, December 16, 2012
City Council approves donation to Thresher memorial, Charles McMahon
Silent service: Family struck twice by sub disasters, (Profile of Portsmouth's USS Thresher crewman Donald Emery Nault), 
Heartfelt ceremony honors veterans in South Berwick for their sacrifice and service, Oliver Jenkins,
Marshwood students honor Maine Veterans,  David Ramsay
President George H. W. Bush assists Thresher memorial project, D. Allan Kerr
Widow lacked luxury of tears, (Profile of PNSY employee Richard Roy DesJardins),  D. Allan Kerr
Baseball field named after hometown hero lost aboard sub, (Profile of PNSY employee Paul C. Currier),  D. Allan Kerr 
Hometown boy lost aboard USS Thresher, (Profile of USS Thresher crewman Peter J. DiBella), D. Allan Kerr
Cold War casualties aboard USS Thresher(Profile of PNSY employee Fred Philip Abrams), D. Allan Kerr
A Fateful Moment: Family member recalls USS Thresher Disaster, (Profile of PNSY employee Daniel  W. Beal Jr), D. Allan Kerr 
Portsmouth Herald, May 27, 2012 
Titanic, Thresher linked through Ballard's explorations, D. Allan Kerr
Thresher memorial needs your support, Editorial 
Thresher memorial advances in Kittery, Deborah McDermott
A Shipyard Tragedy Almost 50 Years Ago, NHPR
A call for help for Thresher Memorial, D. Allan Kerr
Thresher victim's remembered on 49th.....Patrick Archambault
Legacy of USS Thresher: 'Never again',  D. Allan Kerr
Thresher memorial group working to create monument, Deborah McDermott
Memorial for Thresher long overdue, D. Allan Kerr
Remember the brave men of the USS Thresher, Brian Stuckey, Denver, Co