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Cape Elizabeth in Cumberland County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

U.S.S. Eagle 56 (PE-56)

23 April 1945

 
 
U.S.S. Eagle 56 (PE-56) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 11, 2021
1. U.S.S. Eagle 56 (PE-56) Marker
Inscription.  
Officers Killed in Action
Lt. James G. Early (Commander) • Lt. John R. Laubach • Lt. Ambrose O. Vanderheiden • Ens. Seth E. Chapin • Ens. Roy F. Swan

Enlisted Crew Killed in Action
John J. Alexander F2c • James O. Brown CGM • Robert G. Coleman SC3e • Percy Collins StM2c • James O. Cunningham 31c • Robert L. Davies SoM2c • Joseph P. Gegan CM3c • Harold S. Glenn MM1c • Walter W. Goe MM2 • John R. Gonzales WT2c • Arthur A. Grosch, Cox • William L. Harden CphM • James P. Johnson Phm1c • Norris W. Jones F1c • Robert V. Kessler S2c • Paul J. Knapp S2c • Joseph A. Lydon RM2o • Maurice J. Manning WT3c • Edwin F. Mathys CMM • Joseph H. McKenzie MM3c • John C. Merk, em2c • Frederick Michelsen MM1c • Willie B. Morgan CBM • George W. Neugen MM1C • Zug C. Phelps, SM1c • Christopher C. Phillips StM3c • Jasper D. Pulley S1c • Virgil quinn Jr. SC2c • Harold R. Rodman Y1c • Archibald Ronald S2c • George Sabatino S2c • Edwin J. Scheider RM3c • Joseph F. Setzer RM2c • Eliott M. Shinn QM2c • James H. Smith StM2c • Nathan C. Stafford F1c • Leonard J.
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Surowiec F1c • James F. Talley S2c • Raymond R. Wallace S2c • Henry L. Wengert S2c • Ivar A. Westerlund S2c • Ellis E. Whitcomb S2c • Ralph W. Woods MM2c • Earl E. Young MM2c

Surviving Officer and Enlisted Crew
Lt. John P. Scagnelli • John L. Breeze MM2c • Oscar F. Davis MM3c • Lawrence L. Edwards GM3c • Cletus J. Frane MM3c • John A. Happoldt S2c • Daniel E. Jaronik S1c • Edward G. Lockhart MM1c • John E. Luttrell S1c • Harold H. Petersen MM1c • Joseph C. Priestas WT2c • William A. Thompson F1c • John A. Wisniewski RDM3c
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, World IIWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 43° 37.351′ N, 70° 12.519′ W. Marker is in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, in Cumberland County. Memorial can be reached from Shore Road south of Littlejohn Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12 Captain Strout Cir, Cape Elizabeth ME 04107, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S.S. Eagle-56 (PE-56) (here, next to this marker); Portland Head Light (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); Civilian Conservation Corps
U.S.S. Eagle 56 (PE-56) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 11, 2021
2. U.S.S. Eagle 56 (PE-56) Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); Coast Guard Day (within shouting distance of this marker); Lighthouse Bicentennial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cape Elizabeth.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 250 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 18, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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