USS ALBACORE - "Forerunner of the Future" - AGSS 569 - Pioneering Research Vessel
navigation links home shipmates missing shipmates final patrol news and events newsletters shipmates remember photo gallery Portsmouth Submarine Memorial Association links

Shipmates Remember

This page will be your jumping-off point for a growing list of memories, tall tales and outright lies as told by those who knew Albacore. Click the item link to read it.

I am a Submariner
Author Unknown

A Sailor's Lament
Author Unknown

A Lament
Author Unknown

Ever a Submariner
Submitted by Jody Wayne Durham

Understanding!!!
Author Unknown

Old Smokeboat Sailors
Author Unknown

Streaking - New England Style
Submitted by Phil Barbour

RADM Ross N. Williams
Submitted by Theo 'Ted' Clark

The Orange Submarine
Submitted by Lee 'Skip' Vellom

Hello, Remember Me?
Author unknown

Smoke -- Just One More Time
Author unknown

Fun with the Skimmers
Submitted by Forrest Cramer

Ol' Sailors
Author unknown

I Was a Sailor Once
Author unknown

A Ray of Sunshine
Submitted by Jack Hunter

The Shakedown of the Albacore
Author unknown. Provided by Don Gasmire EN3, ’53-‘55

Sub Hunt
Submitted by James Tyrell

The Diving Alarm Ballet
Submitted by Mike Hemming

An Albacore Accident with a Happy Ending
Submitted by Steve Cuff