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USS Grenadier (SS210)

Lost in Action April 22, 1943

 
 
USSS Grenadier (SS210) Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2015
1. USSS Grenadier (SS210) Memorial
Inscription. Scuttled by her crew due to damage inflicted by enemy aircraft. All members were captured by the Japanese and imprisoned until war's end.

Crewmen that died in P.O.W. camp: Doyle, Charles - MOMM1; Linder, Charles - MOMM2; Guico, Justiano - MATT1; Snyder, George - F1.

George Stauber, a survivor of the Grenadier, was a local sub vet chapter member.
 
Erected 2005 by U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II - Niagara Frontier, Grenadier Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Still On Patrol marker series.
 
Location. 42° 52.688′ N, 78° 52.874′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from Marine Drive 0.2 miles west of Erie Street. Click for map. Memorial is in Veterans Park, at the Buffalo Naval & Military Park. It is along the Buffalo River by the boarding walkway for the USS Croaker. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Naval Park Cove, Buffalo NY 14202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Submarine Veterans World War II (here, next to this marker); Buffalo’s Irish Regiment (a few steps from this marker); "Rust Bucket"
Eastward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2015
2. Eastward
(a few steps from this marker); Poland’s Contribution in the Second World War, 1939 - 1945 (a few steps from this marker); This Memorial is Dedicated to All of the Service Members from WNY (within shouting distance of this marker); Dedicated to the Memory of the Brave Men (within shouting distance of this marker); 65th Infantry Regiment, The Borinqueneers (within shouting distance of this marker); Korea (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Buffalo.
 
Also see . . .
1. USSS Grenadier (SS210) - Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 25, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Buffalo Naval & Military Park. (Submitted on June 25, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. War, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2015
3. Westward
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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