SS Blackpoint Memorial
Part of the Merchant Marine Memorial at Massachusetts Maritime Academy
U.S.N. Armed Guard Ronnie Whitson • Lloyd Merchant • Seamen William Antilley • Geo.P. Baeser • Leo H. Beck • Milton Matthews • Lauper B. Clark • Cleo Clark • Robert L. Korb • Ansey L. Morgan • Marvin A Mertinek • Richard C. Shepson • Reino Lindstrom
The Crew of the USS Atherton and USS Morberly sunk the German Submarine U-853 May 6, 1945. There were no survivors
Marker series. This marker is included in the US Navy Armed Guard marker series.
Location. 41° 44.352′ N, 70° 37.409′ W. Marker is in Bourne, Massachusetts, in Barnstable County. Marker is on Academy Drive, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is one of the 7 memorial markers in the group of Merchant Marine Memorial on the grounds of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy in Bourne, Mass. Marker is in this post office area: Buzzards Bay MA 02532, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
Regarding SS Blackpoint Memorial. For additional information, see:
Also see . . . SS Black Point - Last U-Boat Victim. (Submitted on July 18, 2015, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida.)
Categories. • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels •
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