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

Still on Patrol

 
 
Still on Patrol Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2013
1. Still on Patrol Marker
Inscription.  
U.S. Navy submarines paid heavily for their success in World War II. A total of 374 officers and 3131 men are on board these 52 U.S. 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 • Robalo • Runner • R-12 • Scamp • Scorpion • Sculpin • Sealion • Seawolf • Shark I • Shark II • Snook • Swordfish • S-26 • S-27 • S-28 • S-36 • S-39 • S-44 • 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

 
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marker is listed in these topic lists: War, World IIWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Still On Patrol series list.
 
Location. 40° 52.819′ N, 74° 2.401′ 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. Marker is located at the New Jersey Naval Museum on the Hackensack River. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 78 River Street, Hackensack NJ 07601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Submariners Memorial (here, next to this marker); USS Gudgeon (SS-211) (here, next to this marker); Bofor 40 MM Auto Cannon (a few steps from this marker); U.S.S. Ling (a few steps from this marker); Col. Richard Varick (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Reformed Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Archibald Campbell Family Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic First Reformed Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hackensack.
 
More about this marker. The museum has been closed since Hurricane Sandy; the markers and the USS
Still on Patrol Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2013
2. Still on Patrol Marker
Ling are in derelict condition.
 
Also see . . .  New Jersey Naval Museum. (Submitted on April 16, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Marker at the New Jersey Naval Museum image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2013
3. Marker at the New Jersey Naval Museum
The Still on Patrol marker is seen here at the base of the flagpole.
The abandoned U.S.S. Ling Museum site image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, September 17, 2017
4. The abandoned U.S.S. Ling Museum site
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.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2017. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 575 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on September 18, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   4. submitted on September 18, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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