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Kittery Adult Education

Lectures and History

Sinking of the Squalus


with Bob Gray

Calendar Next available session starts May 23, 2022 at 6 pm

May 23, 2021 will be the 82nd anniversary of the sinking of the U.S.S. Squalus  off the Isles of Shoals. Twenty six men were lost that day. But, thirty three survivors were rescued from the sunken submarine. Come and learn what led to the loss of the Squalus, the amazing rescue of the survivors and the recovery and recommissioning of that submarine.

Monday, May 23, 6-8 p.m

Course Fee: $20

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard: From Sails to Atoms


with Joseph Gluckert

Calendar Next session starts Oct 6, 2022 at 9:30 am

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard has a venerable heritage and rich tradition.  Learn about its role and achievements in times of war and peace from a military historian’s perspective. The tour includes a visit to the Shipyard’s Treaty of Portsmouth exhibit,  a walking tour of the Shipyard Mall area, a driving tour around the perimeter of the base, including an up-close view of the former Naval Prison’s exterior, and lastly a visit to the Shipyard’s Heritage Center.  Must bring valid photo I.D. such as Driver’s License or U.S. Passport.  Non U.S Citizens will be required to submit additional documentation in advance.  Participants must be able to use the bus and negotiate stairs. Neither the bus nor comfort facilities are handicapped accessible. 

 Thursday, May. 12, 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Spring

*park at Kittery Lions Club and board the bus, bus leaves promptly at 9:30 a.m. and returns at 12:00 p.m.

 Thursday, Oct. 6, 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Fall

*park at Kittery Lions Club and board the bus, bus leaves promptly at 9:30 a.m. and returns at 12:00 p.m.

Course Fee: $12

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