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Alexandria, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Submarine Screw (Propeller)

USS Pompon (SS 267)

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, March 30, 2018
1. Submarine Screw (Propeller) Marker
Inscription.  
Gato Class WWII Fleet Submarine

Conducted nine war patrols in the Pacific.
Awarded four Battle Stars
Commissioned March 17, 1943
De-commissioned April 1, 1960


 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, World IIWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is March 17, 1943.
 
Location. 38° 48.344′ N, 77° 2.322′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is on Thompsons Alley east of North Union Street, on the right when traveling east. The marker stands in the Southwest Washington neighborhood of Alexandria. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Cameron Street, Alexandria VA 22314, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Engin Artemel (within shouting distance of this marker); Visiting Old Town (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Living History (about 300 feet away); The Civil War Comes to Alexandria (about 400 feet away); Plundered! (about 500 feet away); Torpedo Factory Art Center / United States Naval Torpedo Station (Building Two) (about
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By Devry Becker Jones, March 30, 2018
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500 feet away); Torpedo Factory Art Center (about 500 feet away); Alexandria (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 1, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 1, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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