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The USS Albacore was a prototype submarine built at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and commissioned in 1953. At the time she was the fastest submarine ever designed.

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  • 1756 - First Newspaper in New Hampshire
    The first [newspaper] in New Hampshire was "The New Hampshire Gazette," printed at Portsmouth in the summer of 1756.

    colonialwarsct.org/ 1755.htm

  • 1761 - First regular U.S. stagecoach run is begun, from Boston to Portsmouth, New Hampshire

    The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996

  • 1774 - December 14 - Portsmouth, New Hampshire militiamen successfully attacked arsenal of Ft William & Mary

    historyorb.com

  • 1813 - Devastating fire in Portsmouth

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ nhtimeln.htm

  • 1854 - Portsmouth
    Portsmouth, a city, port of entry, and semi-capital of Rockingham county, New Hampshire, 54 miles N. by E. from Boston, is situated on the right bank ...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - The Destructive Gale - Its Effects at the East.
    ...The depot of the Concord Railroad at Portsmouth, N. H., was partly torn down by the wind...
    The New York Times
    New York, New York
    March 21, 1854

  • News 1868 - A female financier in Portsmouth, N. H., recently had her trunk robbed in Boston of one hundred and twenty shares of bank stock of nearly $7,000 value,
    and knew nothing about it until the stock had been sold in New York.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    June 6, 1868

  • News 1870 - A tradesman of Portsmouth, N. H., has advertised in every issue of a paper of that city for the last twenty-two years.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    January 8, 1870

  • News 1870 - The funeral of Admiral Farrigut, at Portsmouth, N. H., on the 17th, was attended by a larger concourse of people than ever assembled in that State on a similar occasion.


    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    August 27, 1870

  • 1895 - Portsmouth
    Portsmouth, a city, a port of entry, and semi-capital of Rockingham co., N.H., 54 miles N. by E. of Boston, is situated on the right bank of the...Read MORE...


  • News 1898 - Received a Painful Wound
    Lewis B. Hanson, who has been employed as a blacksmith at the navy yard, met with a painful accident on Friday. He was hammering a bar of steel when...Read MORE...


  • News 1898 - SERIOUS ACCIDENT. William Fernald Felled by a Falling Electric Light Pole
    The North end was the scene of another terrible accident this morning when William Fernald of Eliot, received injuries that will likely prove...Read MORE...


  • Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA
    Gun park and New Equipment Building, Portsmouth Navy Yard, N.H.
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  • Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA
    Life Saving Station, Wood Island, Portsmouth Harbor, N.H.
    Postcard
  • News 1904 - Brewing Company Fire
    PORTSMOUTH, N. H., Nov. 17. - The malt house of the Frank Jones Brewing Company's immense plant here was ruined by fire to-day, entailing a loss of...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Portsmouth, a city, port of entry, and semi-capital of Rockingham co., N.H., 58 miles N. by E. of Boston, is situated on the right bank of the...Read MORE...


  • News 1909 - EDWIN HARNDEN KILLED IN RAILROAD WRECK. NOON PASSENGER TRAIN FROM BOSTON COLLIDES WITH SHIFTER IN YARD. SEVEN MEN SERIOUSLY INJURED AND ALL THE OTHERS WERE SHAKEN UP IN TODAY'S ACCIDENT.
    One of the worst train wrecks that has taken place for many years occurred shortly after noon today, in the Boston and Maine railroad yard, at the...Read MORE...


  • Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA
    Catholic Church
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  • News 1939 - May 23 - Submarine Squalis sank off Portsmouth NH, 26 die

    historyorb.com
    May 23, 1939

  • 1953 - USS Albacore was a prototype submarine built at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and commissioned in 1953. At the time she was the fastest submarine ever designed.

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ new-hampshire.html



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  • 1756 - First Newspaper in New Hampshire
    The first [newspaper] in New Hampshire was "The New Hampshire Gazette," printed at Portsmouth in the summer of 1756.

    colonialwarsct.org/ 1755.htm
  • 1761 - First regular U.S. stagecoach run is begun, from Boston to Portsmouth, New Hampshire

    The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996
  • 1774 - December 14 - Portsmouth, New Hampshire militiamen successfully attacked arsenal of Ft William & Mary

    historyorb.com
  • History of Portsmouth, New Hampshire


    History of Portsmouth, New Hampshire / History of towns in United States (www.youtube.com)
  • 1813 - Devastating fire in Portsmouth

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ nhtimeln.htm
  • 1854 - Portsmouth
    Portsmouth, a city, port of entry, and semi-capital of Rockingham county, New Hampshire, 54 miles N. by E. from Boston, is situated on the right bank ... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - The Destructive Gale - Its Effects at the East.
    ...The depot of the Concord Railroad at Portsmouth, N. H., was partly torn down by the wind... The New York Times
    New York, New York
    March 21, 1854
  • News  1868 - A female financier in Portsmouth, N. H., recently had her trunk robbed in Boston of one hundred and twenty shares of bank stock of nearly $7,000 value,
    and knew nothing about it until the stock had been sold in New York. St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    June 6, 1868
  • News  1870 - A tradesman of Portsmouth, N. H., has advertised in every issue of a paper of that city for the last twenty-two years.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    January 8, 1870
  • News  1870 - The funeral of Admiral Farrigut, at Portsmouth, N. H., on the 17th, was attended by a larger concourse of people than ever assembled in that State on a similar occasion.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    August 27, 1870
  • 1895 - Portsmouth
    Portsmouth, a city, a port of entry, and semi-capital of Rockingham co., N.H., 54 miles N. by E. of Boston, is situated on the right bank of the... Read MORE...

  • News  1898 - Received a Painful Wound
    Lewis B. Hanson, who has been employed as a blacksmith at the navy yard, met with a painful accident on Friday. He was hammering a bar of steel when... Read MORE...

  • News  1898 - SERIOUS ACCIDENT. William Fernald Felled by a Falling Electric Light Pole
    The North end was the scene of another terrible accident this morning when William Fernald of Eliot, received injuries that will likely prove... Read MORE...

  • News  1904 - Brewing Company Fire
    PORTSMOUTH, N. H., Nov. 17. - The malt house of the Frank Jones Brewing Company's immense plant here was ruined by fire to-day, entailing a loss of... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Portsmouth, a city, port of entry, and semi-capital of Rockingham co., N.H., 58 miles N. by E. of Boston, is situated on the right bank of the... Read MORE...

  • News  1909 - EDWIN HARNDEN KILLED IN RAILROAD WRECK. NOON PASSENGER TRAIN FROM BOSTON COLLIDES WITH SHIFTER IN YARD. SEVEN MEN SERIOUSLY INJURED AND ALL THE OTHERS WERE SHAKEN UP IN TODAY'S ACCIDENT.
    One of the worst train wrecks that has taken place for many years occurred shortly after noon today, in the Boston and Maine railroad yard, at the... Read MORE...

  • News  1939 - May 23 - Submarine Squalis sank off Portsmouth NH, 26 die

    historyorb.com
    May 23, 1939
  • 1953 - USS Albacore was a prototype submarine built at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and commissioned in 1953. At the time she was the fastest submarine ever designed.

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ new-hampshire.html

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