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Lindenhurst 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, October 1, 2019
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 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 R 12 Robalo Runner S 26 S 27 S 28 S 36 S 39 S 44 Scamp Scorpion Sculpin Sealion Seawolf Shark I Shark II Snook Swordfish 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,

Still on Patrol Marker - wide view, with Babylon Town Hall in the distance image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 1, 2019
2. Still on Patrol Marker - wide view, with Babylon Town Hall in the distance
Jr., U.S.N
Commander Submarine Force 1943 - 1946

P.F.S. 59


 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Still On Patrol marker series.
 
Location. 40° 42.294′ N, 73° 22.43′ W. Marker is in Lindenhurst, New York, in Suffolk County. Memorial is at the intersection of Sunrise Highway (New York State Route 27) and North Monroe Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Sunrise Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst NY 11757, 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. Lindenhurst War Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); South Side R.R. (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lindenhurst World War I Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); City of Breslau (approx. 1.4 miles away); Babylon Railroad Co. Trolley Route (approx. 1 miles away); Lindenhurst Memorial Village Hall Korean and Vietnam War Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Belmont Junction (approx. 1.7 miles away); Bethel A.M.E. Church (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lindenhurst.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located in the Babylon Town Hall Park, and is easily visible from Sunrise Highway.
 
Categories. War, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
Additional plaque on monument honoring Rose Caracappa image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 1, 2019
3. Additional plaque on monument honoring Rose Caracappa
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 6, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 6, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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