April 10 – Flags at Half Staff in honor of USS Thresher

Flags to Half-Staff on Wednesday in Recognition of Those Lost Aboard
the USS Thresher

CONCORD – Governor Maggie Hassan has directed flags to half-staff
on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 in recognition of the 50th anniversary
of the loss of the USS Thresher.

"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."

About Rep. Steven Smith

Steven Smith is a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, serving his 7th term. Rep. Smith currently represents Charlestown, Newport, and Unity. Rep. Smith is the Deputy Speaker of the NH House.
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