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U.S.S. Ling

 
 
U.S.S. Ling Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, World IIWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is June 8, 1840.
 
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. Marker is at the submarine, docked 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. 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); Col. Richard Varick (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Reformed Church (approx. 0.2 miles away);
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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 due to Hurricane Sandy damage; Ling is now in derelict condition.
 
Also see . . .
1. New Jersey Naval Museum. (Submitted on April 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. USS Ling vandalized and markers stolen. Article about vandals breaking into the USS Ling, opening hatches to flood the submarine, and stealing four bronze memorial plaques. (Submitted on August 14, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker near the Hackensack River image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 19, 2008
2. Marker near the Hackensack River
U.S.S. Ling in Hackensack image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
Photographed 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.
Photographed 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.
Photographed 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. 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.
Photographed 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 August 14, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,756 times since then and 6 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 Woodland Park, 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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