US submarine enters Portsmouth Harbour on ‘routine visit’

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SCORES of onlookers enjoyed a rare sight as a US submarine entered Portsmouth Harbour.

The USS New Hampshire made its way to the naval base this afternoon.

VISIT USS New Hampshire enters Portsmouth Harbour

VISIT USS New Hampshire enters Portsmouth Harbour

Under the crisp winter sun, it provided the perfect photo opportunity for people enjoying a walk along the seafront.

A spokeswoman for the Ministry of Defence said: ‘It’s the USS New Hampshire and is going to be here for a few days.

‘It’s a routine visit.’

She added the submarine was expected to leave on Tuesday.