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Manitowoc in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

U.S.S. Pogy (SS 266)

 
 
U.S.S. Pogy (SS 266) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2016
1. U.S.S. Pogy (SS 266) Marker
Inscription.

Keel Laid 15 September 1941
Launched 23 June 1942
Commissioned 10 January 1943

On 15 April 1943 the U.S.S. Pogy departed Pearl Harbor to begin her first patrol. The Pogy sank 3 vessels, including a 5,000 ton transport loaded with troops, during her fourth patrol. By the end of the was she completed 10 patrols. She was credited with sinking 16 ships totalling 62,633 tons and damaging 33,184 tons of shipping. The Pogy earned the Asiatic-Pacific Area Service [sic - Campaign] Medal, 8 Battle Stars, and the Navy Unit Commendation during these 10 patrols. She was stricken from the Naval Register in 1958.

Peto Commissioning Crew
[Names Not Transcribed]


 
Erected by Veterans and Concerned Citizens.
 
Location. 44° 5.553′ N, 87° 39.329′ W. Marker is in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, in Manitowoc County. Click for map. Marker is part of The Manitowoc Company 28 Boat Memorial Walk, adjacent to the submarine USS Cobia, at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 75 Maritime Drive, Manitowoc WI 54220, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S.S. Peto (SS 265) (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Pompon (SS 267)
U.S.S. Pogy (SS 266) Crew image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2016
2. U.S.S. Pogy (SS 266) Crew
(here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Puffer (SS 268) (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Rasher (SS 269) (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Raton (SS 270) (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Ray (SS 271) (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Redfin (SS 272) (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Robalo (SS 273) (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Manitowoc.
 
Also see . . .
1. U.S.S. Pogy (SS 266). (Submitted on October 4, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Pogy (SS-266). (Submitted on October 4, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, ColdWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
Manitowoc Submarines Memorial Markers at USS <i>Cobia</i> image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. Manitowoc Submarines Memorial Markers at USS Cobia
The Manitowoc Company 28 Boat Memorial Walk image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. The Manitowoc Company 28 Boat Memorial Walk
In honor of the men and women
of the Manitowoc Shipbuilding Company
who constructed the 28 freshwater
submarines during World War II.
The Manitowoc Company 28 Boat Memorial Walk image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
5. The Manitowoc Company 28 Boat Memorial Walk
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 122 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on October 16, 2016.
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