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Half-Staff New Hampshire Flags – Honoring USS Thresher Victims

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

American Flags and New Hampshire Flags to fly at half-staff Wednesday, April 10th in New Hampshire in honor of the 50th anniversary of the loss of the USS Thresher.

According to the office of the governor:
“The loss of the USS Thresher, which was designed, built, and commissioned at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, was a tragedy for the Navy, our Nation, and especially for the families of her honorable crew,” Governor Hassan said. “As we mark 50 years since that tragic day, our thoughts and prayers are with the family members of those 129 gallant souls, whose sacrifice we can never truly repay.”