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Annapolis in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Paddle Bell

 
 
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By Kevin W., March 15, 2008
1. The Paddle Bell Marker
Inscription. U. S. S. Paddle (SS 263) carried this bell throughout World War II. Similar bells were carried by all U. S. Submarines.

Upon this bell we toll the loss of 52 American submarines and crew of 3,621 officers and enlisted men who went down fighting during WW II.
Additionally, we recognize those lost during peace time operations:
U.S.S. Thresher (SSN 593) - 129 Crew
U.S.S. Scorpion (SSN 589) - 99 Crew

May the list end here

Sailor rest your oar

 
Erected 2000 by U.S. Submarine Veterans WW II DelMarVa Chapter, U.S. Submarine Veterans, Inc. Chesapeake Base.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Still On Patrol marker series.
 
Location. 38° 58.874′ N, 76° 28.588′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Turner Joy Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the United States Naval Academy. A picture ID is required to enter the Academy grounds. Marker is in this post office area: Annapolis MD 21402, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Still on Patrol (here, next to this marker); The Sea Gate (within
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2. The Paddle Bell Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Triton Light (within shouting distance of this marker); Foremast of the U.S.S. Maine (within shouting distance of this marker); Vice Admiral William Porter Lawrence, USN (approx. mile away); Vice Admiral James Bond Stockdale (approx. mile away); Admiral Ben Moreell (approx. mile away); Norman Scott Natatorium (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Annapolis.
 
Categories. War, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
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4. Still on Patrol and Paddle Bell Markers
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5. The Paddle Bell
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,180 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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