Still On Patrol
A total of 374 officers and 3131 men are on board these 52 submarines
still on "patrol"
Albacore · Amberjack · Argonaut · Barbel · Bonefish · Bullhead · Capelin · Cisco · Corvina · Darter · Dorado · Escolar · Flier · Golet · Grampus · Grayback · Grayling · Grenadier · Growler · Grunion · Gudgeon · Harder · Herring · Kete · Lagarto · Perch · Pickerel · Pompano · R 12 · Robalo · Runner · S 26 · S 27 · S 28 · S 36 · S 39 · S 44 · Scamp · Scorpion · Sculpin · Sealion · Seawolf · Shark I · Shark II · Snook · Swordfish · Tang · Trigger · Triton · Trout · Tullibee · Wahoo
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
Erected 1973 by Michigan Chapter, U.S. Submarine Veterans of World
Marker series. This marker is included in the Still On Patrol marker series.
Location. 45° 18.963′ N, 85° 15.495′ W. Marker is in Charlevoix, Michigan, in Charlevoix County. Marker is at the intersection of Bridge Street (U.S. 31) and Mason Street, on the right when traveling north on Bridge Street. Click for map. Marker is part of the USS Escolar (SS 294) Memorial in East Park. Marker is in this post office area: Charlevoix MI 49720, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. USS Escolar (SS 294) Memorial (here, next to this marker); Benjamin S. Gill, EMC USN (here, next to this marker); Wharfside Building and Park Acquisition (within shouting distance of this marker); Odmark Band Pavilion (within shouting distance of this marker); The Harsha House Museum (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Congregational Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of "Pine River" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Big Rock Point Nuclear Power Plant Flag Pole (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Charlevoix.
Regarding Still On Patrol. History of U. S. Submarine Veterans of World War II, by Bernard A. Bastura (1981)
Also see . . .
1. World War II submarine veterans forced to disband national group, AP article (2012). (Submitted on September 22, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (Submitted on September 22, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. On Eternal Patrol. (Submitted on September 22, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 103 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on September 22, 2016.