Learn More About the History of Albacore

 

Submarine History Before Albacore-

Early Submarines

Read about the lessons learned from the early history of submarines? Why did the Navy want to build this experimental sub?

 

Building and Changing Albacore-

Albacore under construction

Click here for the story of how Albacore was built and modified through various experimental stages.

 

Bringing Albacore to the Park -

Albacore tied up

Learn how Albacore was rescued from the scrap yard, and bringing her back to Portsmouth. Question - How do you lift a 500-ton vessel 50 feet above the level of the river? (Hint - It wasn't easy.)