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

Last Run of the U.S.S. Cobia

U.S.S. Cobia SS-245

 
 
Last Run of the U.S.S. Cobia Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2016
1. Last Run of the U.S.S. Cobia Marker
Inscription.

The U.S.S. Cobia was towed to Manitowoc on August 17, 1970 and was moored 400 yards upriver from here. There she remained until May 28, 1986 when she made her "Last Run" to this site. This most recent relocation of the U.S.S. Cobia and the construction of her new berth were made possible, in part, by major gifts from:

[Donors 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 in the middle of The Manitowoc Company 28 Boat Memorial Walk, adjacent to the USS Cobia and its National Historic Landmark marker, 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. Pogy (SS 266) (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Pompon (SS 267) (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
Last Run of the U.S.S. Cobia and NHL Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2016
2. Last Run of the U.S.S. Cobia and NHL Markers
U.S.S. Cobia conning tower in background
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). Click for a list of all markers in Manitowoc.
 
Also see . . .
1. USS Cobia. (Submitted on October 15, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Cobia (SS-245) (AGSS-245). (Submitted on October 15, 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
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 7 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. This page was last revised on October 16, 2016.
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