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Still on Patrol

 
 
Still on Patrol Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 14, 2009
1. Still on Patrol Marker
Inscription.
U.S. Navy submarines paid heavily for
their success in World War II.
A total of 374 officers and
3131 men are on board these 52
U.S. submarines still on “patrol.”

Albacore Amberjack Argonaut Barbel Bonefish Bullhead Capelin Cisco Corvina Darter Dorado Escolar Flier Golet Grampus Grayback Grayling Grenadier Growler Grunion Gudgeon Harder Herring Kete Legarto Perch Pickerel Pompano Robalo Runner R-12 Scamp Scorpion Sculpin Sealion Seawolf Shark I Shark II Snook Swordfish S-26 S-27 S-28
S-36 S-39 S-44 Tang Trigger Triton Trout Tullibee Wahoo


“We shall never forget that it was our submarines that held the lines against the enemy while our fleets replaced losses and repaired wounds.”
Fleet Admiral C.W. Nimitz, U.S.N.

“I can assure you that they went down fighting and that their brothers who survived them took a grim toll of our savage enemy to avenge their deaths.” Vice Admiral C.A. Lockwood, Jr., U.S.N.
Commander Submarine Force 1943-1946

P.F.S. 59
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Still On Patrol marker series.
 
Location. 39° 45.784′ 
Montgomery County Memorial Hall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 14, 2009
2. Montgomery County Memorial Hall
Marker is behind pillars in the entrance alcove. Spanish-American War Memorial to left of steps; World War Memorial to right of steps.
N, 84° 11.377′ W. Marker is in Dayton, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker is in the covered entrance alcove of Memorial Hall, 1st and St. Clair Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: 125 E. 1st Street, Dayton OH 45402, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients (here, next to this marker); Montgomery County Civil War Memorial Hall (here, next to this marker); Montgomery County World War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Montgomery County Spanish-American War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Blue Star Mothers' Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 1905 Wright Flyer III (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Birth of Aviation (about 400 feet away); Benjamin Van Cleve (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Dayton.
 
Also see . . .  On Eternal Patrol. A comprehensive site dedicated to America's brave submariners lost at sea. (Submitted on September 9, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyHeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 635 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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