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Hackensack in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

U.S.S. Ling

 
 
U.S.S. Ling Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
1. U.S.S. Ling Marker
Inscription. Launched August 15, 1943
Commissioned – June 8, 1945 – Boston
Sponsor Mrs. Edward J. Foy
First Captain – Commander G. G. Molumphy
 
Location. 40° 52.807′ N, 74° 2.395′ W. Marker is in Hackensack, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of River Street and Bridge Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at the submarine, docked on the Hackensack River. Marker is at or near this postal address: 78 River Street, Hackensack NJ 07601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bofor 40 MM Auto Cannon (a few steps from this marker); Still on Patrol (a few steps from this marker); Submariners Memorial (a few steps from this marker); USS Gudgeon (SS-211) (within shouting distance of this marker); Underwater MK16 Mine (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); PBR Mark II River Patrol Boat (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); Seehund (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); Kaiten Type II (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hackensack.
 
More about this marker.
Marker near the Hackensack River image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
2. Marker near the Hackensack River
The museum has been closed due to Hurricane Sandy damage; Ling is now in derelict condition.
 
Also see . . .  New Jersey Naval Museum. (Submitted on April 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
U.S.S. Ling in Hackensack image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
3. U.S.S. Ling in Hackensack
The U.S.S. Ling is located in the Hackensack River.
Site of the U.S.S. Ling image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
4. Site of the U.S.S. Ling
The Ling is located on this site, sale of which might force the removal of the submarine and Naval Museum.
New Jersey Naval Museum image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
5. New Jersey Naval Museum
The U.S.S. Ling is home to the New Jersey Naval Museum.
The abandoned U.S.S. Ling Museum site image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 16, 2017
6. The abandoned U.S.S. Ling Museum site
The USS Ling Museum has been closed due to Hurricane Sandy damage. Virtually every marker has been removed and any remaining displays, including USS Ling, are in derelict condition. The USS Ling Museum has been closed due to Hurricane Sandy damage. Excepting the three memorial plaques, every marker has been removed and any remaining displays, including USS Ling, are in derelict condition.
U.S.S. Ling - marker missing, gangway removed and boat listing to port. image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 11, 2017
7. U.S.S. Ling - marker missing, gangway removed and boat listing to port.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,498 times since then and 51 times this year. Last updated on September 18, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   6. submitted on September 18, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   7. submitted on September 20, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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