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Bay Shore in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Still on Patrol

 
 
Still on Patrol Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 23, 2017
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 • Tiger • 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 their savage enemy to avenge their deaths.
Vice Admiral C.A. Lockwood, Jr., U.S.N.
Commander Submarine Force 1943-1946

 
Topics and series. This memorial
Still on Patrol Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 23, 2017
2. Still on Patrol Marker - Wide View
The Still on Patrol marker is the rightmost of the large plaques on the torpedo base, with the Silent Service marker being the leftmost of the large plaques.
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is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Still On Patrol series list.
 
Location. 40° 42.641′ N, 73° 14.489′ W. Marker is in Bay Shore, New York, in Suffolk County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of South Clinton Avenue and Bayview Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bay Shore NY 11706, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Silent Service (here, next to this marker); Bay Shore (a few steps from this marker); The United States Life-Saving Service on Fire Island (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bay Shore 1695 (approx. Ύ mile away); Dr. George S. King Park (approx. Ύ mile away); Site of Vitagraph Company of America (approx. one mile away); "Lady with the Torch" (approx. 1.1 miles away); Doxsee Clam Factory (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bay Shore.
 
More about this marker. The memorial is within Bay Shore Manor Park, by the parking lot within shouting distance of the Bay Shore Marina.
 
Also see . . .  On Eternal Patrol - Submarines that Sustained Personnel Losses in World War II. (Submitted on December 21, 2017.)
 
Torpedo Detail image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 23, 2017
3. Torpedo Detail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 21, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 21, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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