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On Eternal Patrol

"There is a port of no return, where ships may ride at anchor for a little space.  And then some starless night the cable slips, leaving only an eddy at the mooring place.  Gulls veer no longer, Sailor rest your oar.  No tangled wreckage shall be washed ashore."

Lost Harbor - Leslie Nelson Jennings

USS Thresher                Lost 10 April 1963  

USS Scorpion           Lost 22 May 1968

(Photo: Courtesy of 'The Saratogian')

"Lost Boat Flags" carried by active duty Sub School Students

  in the USSVI National Convention Parade 18 Sept., 2004

Saratoga Springs, NY