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Thresher Sinking Anniversay
Date: 3/31/2013 Album ID: 1632166
Photos by Jill Brady
The 50th anniversary of the Thresher Sinking
Copy photo by Jill Brady/Staff Photographer: Julius Francis Marullo, back right, with his family the summer before he was killed on the USS Thresher.
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Jill Brady/Staff Photographer: William Olsen of York was a crew member of the USS Thresher, but was not on the sub when it went down in 1963. Photographed Tuesday, March 26, 2013.
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Jill Brady/Staff Photographer: Marcye Philbrook of Kittery was a little over 2 years old when her father, Julius Francis Marullo, was killed on the USS Thresher in 1963.
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Jill Brady/Staff Photographer: Cathy Beal of Kittery, daughter of sailor Daniel W. Beal Jr., made this memory board that will be part of the 50th anniversary memorial service for the USS Thresher. Photographed Tuesday, March 26, 2013.
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Jill Brady/Staff Photographer: Suzi Johnson of Kittery was 17 when her boyfriend, Edward Albert Johnson, was killed when the USS Thresher went down. Photographed Tuesday, March 26, 2013.
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Jill Brady/Staff Photographer: Suzi Johnson of Kittery was 17 when her boyfriend, Edward Albert Johnson, was killed when the USS Thresher went down. Photographed Tuesday, March 26, 2013.
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Jill Brady/Staff Photographer: William Olsen of York sits by his wall of USS Thresher memorabilia. Olsen was a crew member of the USS Thresher, but was not on the sub when it went down in 1963. Photographed Tuesday, March 26, 2013.
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Copy photo by Jill Brady/Staff Photographer: A poem written in April 2002 by Suzi Johnson of Kittery for Edward Johnson, her boyfriend who was killed on the USS Thresher in April of 1963.
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Jill Brady/Staff Photographer: Debby Ronsquist, right, and her daughter, Marcye Philbrook, both of Kittery, hold the portrait of Ronsquist's former husband and Philbrook's father, Julius Francis Marullo, who was killed on the USS Thresher went it sank in 1963. Photographed on Badger's Island, Kittery, Tuesday, March 26, 2013.
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Jill Brady/Staff Photographer: Debby Ronsquist of Kittery, widow of sailor Julius Francis Marullo, recalls the terrible loss when the USS Thresher went down in 1963. Debby and Julius' daughter, Marcye Philbrook, also of Kittery, looks on.
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Jill Brady/Staff Photographer: This model of the USS Thresher, made of wood by sailor Juilius Francis Marullo, is one of the many momentos owned by widow Debby Ronsquist of Kittery. Fellow sailors help build the propellor to scale while at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.
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