For more than 200 years, Yankee ingenuity and craftsmanship have been the keys to success for Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. In this popular tour, learn about the role and achievements of the Yard in times of war and peace from a military historian’s perspective. Joe Gluckert was selected as the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Historian in 2014. Prior to this rewarding career as a US Navy civilian Museum Specialist, Mr. Glucket served in both the US Army’s and US Air Force’s Field History programs documenting US military operations on the home front and overseas.
Special Instruction: You must bring a government-issued ID, and be a legal US Citizen, your name and address will be given to the shipyard prior to our visit. Also: neither the PNSY bus or comfort facilities are handicap accessible, participants must be able to use the bus and negotiate stairs.