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U.S. Submarine Veterans W.W. II Memorial

 
 
U.S. Submarine Veterans W.W. II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 18, 2010
1. U.S. Submarine Veterans W.W. II Memorial Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the memory of the submarines, their officers and crews who are still on patrol beneath the sea.

May the flame of patriotism that drove these men be kindled in the breasts of all who view this memorial ....
 
Erected by Tidewater Chapter, U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Still On Patrol marker series.
 
Location. 36° 56.126′ N, 76° 19.331′ W. Marker is in Norfolk, Virginia. Marker can be reached from C Street west of 1st Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Norfolk VA 23511, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Navy Mess Attendant School (approx. 0.8 miles away); Naval Air Station Norfolk (approx. 1.3 miles away); Birthplace of Naval Aviation (approx. 1.4 miles away); USS Cole DDG 67 (approx. 1.4 miles away); USS Cole (DDG 67) Memorial (approx. 1.5 miles away); Virginia and Monitor (approx. 1.5 miles away); We remember turret two ... (approx. 1.5 miles away); Naval Aviation Depot, Norfolk (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Norfolk.
 
Also see . . .  On Eternal Patrol - USS Shark (SS-314)
U.S. Submarine Veterans W.W. II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 18, 2010
2. U.S. Submarine Veterans W.W. II Memorial Marker
the U.S. Submarine Veterans W.W. II Memorial includes the form of a US Submarine with a hull made from a Mk 14 Torpedo.
. Names and information about the crew of the USS Shark and their fate. (Submitted on July 20, 2010, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, World II
 
Informational sign on the U.S. Submarine Veterans W.W. II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 18, 2010
3. Informational sign on the U.S. Submarine Veterans W.W. II Memorial Marker
Torpedo Mk 14 Mod 5
This torpedo is steam propelled two-speed submarine launched with ability for straight and angle running the maximum range of the Mk 14 torpedo is 9000 yards at 31 knots and 4500 yards at 46 knots. The two propellers are counter rotating the control surfaces on the tail are used for depth and course control the war head consists of over 600 pounds of high explosives.
Torpedos of this type were the primary weapons used by the U.S. Submarine Force during World War II.
U.S. Submarine Veterans W.W. II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 18, 2010
4. U.S. Submarine Veterans W.W. II Memorial Marker
Bell from the USS Sea Cat (SS-399)
USS <i>Shark</i> Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 18, 2010
5. USS Shark Memorial
Names and ranks of the crew of the USS Shark SS 314, lost in combat operations against the Japanese on October 24, 1944.
Mk 14 Torpedo, Anti-Sub/Surface, 1971 image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 18, 2010
6. Mk 14 Torpedo, Anti-Sub/Surface, 1971
Mk 14 Torpedo, Anti-Sub/Surface, 1971 image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 18, 2010
7. Mk 14 Torpedo, Anti-Sub/Surface, 1971
UUM 44 Subroc, Nuclear Anti-Sub, 1965 - 1989 image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 18, 2010
8. UUM 44 Subroc, Nuclear Anti-Sub, 1965 - 1989
UUM 44 Subroc, Nuclear Anti-Sub, 1965 - 1989 image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 18, 2010
9. UUM 44 Subroc, Nuclear Anti-Sub, 1965 - 1989
UMC-84, Harpoon Missile, Anti-Surface, 1972 image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 18, 2010
10. UMC-84, Harpoon Missile, Anti-Surface, 1972
UMC-84, Harpoon Missile, Anti-Surface, 1972 image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 18, 2010
11. UMC-84, Harpoon Missile, Anti-Surface, 1972
Mk 48 Torpedo, Anti-Sub/Surface, 1972 image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 18, 2010
12. Mk 48 Torpedo, Anti-Sub/Surface, 1972
Mk 48 Torpedo, Anti-Sub/Surface, 1972 image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 18, 2010
13. Mk 48 Torpedo, Anti-Sub/Surface, 1972
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 822 times since then. Last updated on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page was last revised on August 7, 2016.
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