Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
WW II U.S. Submarine Memorial
Fleet Admiral C.W. Nimitz, USN
In memory of the crews of the 52 United States submarines lost in World War II
Sealion Grenadier Grayback Tang
S-36 Runner Trout Escolar
S-26 R-12 Tullibee Albacore
Shark I Grayling Gudgeon Growler
Perch Pompano Herring Scamp
S-27 Cisco Golet Swordfish
S-39 S-44 S-28 Barbel
Grunion Dorado Robalo Kete
Argonaut Wahoo Flier Trigger
Grampus Corvina Harder Snook
Amberjack Sculpin Seawolf Lagarto
Triton Capelin Darter Bonefish
Pickerel Scorpion Shark II Bullhead
Patrol in Peace
Marker series. This marker is included in the Still On Patrol marker series.
Location. 37° 1.241′ N, 76° 27.228′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Kawana Circle 0.1 miles west of Biggins Circle, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. This memorial is located adjacent to the Virginia
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Four Heroic Chaplains (a few steps from this marker); U.S.S. Scorpion SSN 589 (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); A Behemoth in the Field (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pearl Harbor Survivors (about 300 feet away); Virginia War Museum (about 400 feet away); Ferguson Park (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Ferguson Park (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
Also see . . . Virginia War Museum. (Submitted on August 4, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,044 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 4, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.