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Buzzards Bay in Barnstable County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Still on Patrol

 
 
Still on Patrol Front Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
1. Still on Patrol Front Marker
Inscription.
(Front of Marker)
In memory of all
U.S. Submarines that
are still on patrol.

U.S.S. Trout
State Boat of
Massachusetts lost in action
February 29th 1944

(Rear Marker)
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."

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

Pickerel Pompano Robalo Runner R-12 Scamp Scorpion Sculpin Sealoin Seawolf Shark I Shark II Snook Swordfish S-26 S-27 S-28 S-36 S-39 S-44 Tang Trigger Tirton Trout Tullibee Wahoo
 
Erected by U.S. Submarine Veterans World War II Bay State Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Still On Patrol marker series.
 
Location.

Still on Patrol Rear Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
2. Still on Patrol Rear Plaque
41° 46.456′ N, 70° 33.527′ W. Marker is in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, in Barnstable County. Marker is on Scenic Highway (U.S. 6), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located in the Herring Run Scenic Overlook. Marker is in this post office area: Buzzards Bay MA 02532, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bournedale's Yesterdays (approx. mile away); Comassakumakanit (approx. mile away); Cape Cod Canal (approx. mile away); August Belmont (approx. mile away); William Barclay Parsons (approx. mile away); Monica Dickens Stratton (approx. mile away); Sagamore Hill Trail (approx. 2.1 miles away); Changes Through Time (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Buzzards Bay.
 
Categories. War, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
Still on Patrol Full Rear Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
3. Still on Patrol Full Rear Marker
Massachusetts Submariners Lost During World War II image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
4. Massachusetts Submariners Lost During World War II
Top of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
5. Top of Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 666 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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