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    Historical photos of shipyard prison - 2005 Press Herald File Photo/Gregory Rec | of | Share this photo

    The former naval prison at the Portsmouth Navel Shipyard in Kittery as seen from New Castle, N.H.

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    Historical photos of shipyard prison - 1989 Associated Press File Photo | of | Share this photo

    The empty prison has a prime location overlooking Portsmouth Harbor.

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    Known as "The Castle," this naval prison at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery housed thousands of prisoners, including captives from the Spanish-American War in 1898 when the prison was established. It closed in 1974.

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    Historical photos of shipyard prison - 2008 Press Herald File Photo/Jack Milton | of | Share this photo

    This panoramic photo made from four images shows the former naval prison at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery.

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    Historical photos of shipyard prison - 2008 Press Herald File Photo/Jack Milton | of | Share this photo

    This is the main entrance in the command center of the former prison at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery.

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    Historical photos of shipyard prison - 2004 Press Herald File Photo/Gordon Chibroski | of | Share this photo

    Two Coast Guard Cutters are anchored in the Piscataquis River at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, with the former prison as a backdrop on right.

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    Historical photos of shipyard prison - 199 Press Herald File Photo/John Ewing | of | Share this photo

    The former naval prison at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery has been boarded up and unused for decades.

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    Historical photos of shipyard prison - 2008 Associated Press File Photo/Pat Wellenbach | of | Share this photo

    The old prison at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is reflected in the Piscataqua River in Kittery. The Navy has solicited proposals to redevelop the property.

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