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Submarine Memorial

Pennsylvania U.S. Submarine Veterans

— World War II —

 
 
Submarine Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 16, 2022
1. Submarine Memorial
Inscription.  
We shall never forget that it was our submarines that held the lines
against the enemy while our fleets replaced losses and repaired wounds.
Pride runs deep.
Fleet Admiral C.W. Nimitz USN

United States Submarines on Eternal Patrol
52 Boats and 3505 Men - Our Shipmates
The highest casualty rate of any branch of service

Boats on Eternal Patrol
Sealion SS135 · 12.10.41 · 4 men • S-36 SS141 · 1.20.42 · 0 men
S-26 SS131 · 1.24.42 · 46 men • Shark I SS174 · 2.11.42 · 58 men
Perch SS176 · 3.3.42 · 11 men • S-27 SS132 · 6.19.42 · 0 men
Grunion SS216 · 7.30.42 · 70 men • S-39 SS144 · 8.13.42 · 0 men
Argonaut SS[166] · 1.10.43 · 105 men • Amberjack SS219 · 2.16.43 · 74 men
Grampus SS207 · 3.5.43 · 71 men • Triton SS201 · 3.15.43 · 74 men
Pickerel SS177 · 4.3.43 · 74 men • Grenadier SS210 · 4.22.43 · 4 men
Runner SS275 · 5.28.43 · 78 men • R-12 SS89 · 6.12.43 · 42 men
Pompano SS181 · 8.29.43 · 76 men • Grayling SS209 · 9.12.43 · 76 men
Cisco SS290 · 9.28.43 · 76 men • S-44 SS155 · 10.7.43 · 55 men
Wahoo SS238 · 10.11.43 · 80 men
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• Dorado SS248 · 10.12.43 · 80 men
Corvina SS226 · 11.16.43 · 82 men • Sculpin SS191 · 11.19.43 · 63 men
Capelin SS289 · 11.23.43 · 78 men • Scorpion SS278 · 1.5.44 · 76 men
Grayback SS208 · 2.26.44 · 80 men • Trout SS202 · 2.29.44 · 81 men
Tullibee SS284 · 3.26.44 · 79 men • Gudgeon SS211 · 4.7.44 · 79 men
Herring SS233 · 6.1.44 · 84 men • Golet SS361 · 6.14.44 · 82 men
S-28 SS133 · 7.4.44 · 52 men • Robalo SS273 · 7.26.44 · 81 men
Flier SS250 · 8.13.44 · 78 men • Harder SS257 · 8.24.44 · 79 men
Seawolf SS197 · 10.3.44 · 79 men • Escolar SS294 · 10.17.44 · 80 men
Darter SS227 · 10.24.44 · 0 men • Shark II SS314 · 10.24.44 · 87 men
Tang SS306 · 10.24.44 · 78 men • Albacore SS218 · 11.7.44 · 86 men
Growler SS215 · 11.8.44 · 85 men • Scamp SS277 · 11.9.44 · 83 men
Swordfish SS193 · 1.12.45 · 85 men • Barbel SS316 · 2.4.45 · 81 men
Kete SS369 · 3.20.45 · 87 men • Trigger SS237 · 3.26.45 · 89 men
Snook SS279 · 4.8.45 · 84 men • Lagarto SS371 · 5.3.45 · 85 men
Bonefish SS223 · 6.18.45 · 85 men • Bullhead SS332 · 8.6.45 · 84 men

Dedicated May 16, 1992

Robert B. Logue · USS Wahoo
David K. Sloan Jr. · USS Corvina
Edward Szendrey Jr. · USS Seawolf
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This memorial area was built with donations from Lycoming Countians
and deeded
Submarine Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 16, 2022
2. Submarine Memorial
to the City of Williamsport for perpetual care.
The Lost Boat sponsors were the major contributors.

The 52 base stones are for the boats lost in WWII.
The black slab is for the 3505 men who perished in submarines.
The three columns represent the three local men killed in action.
The two side hatches and three end hatches represent the men
who survived, while the two broken ones are for those who died.

 
Erected 1992 by Lycoming Countians and the Williamsport Veteran Memorial Committee.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Still On Patrol series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1941.
 
Location. 41° 14.069′ N, 77° 4.764′ W. Marker is in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Memorial is at the intersection of 4th Street (Pennsylvania Route 2014) and Wahoo Drive, on the left when traveling west on 4th Street. Monument is in the Lycoming County Veterans Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Williamsport PA 17701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. USS Torsk Propeller (here, next to this marker); Mark 14 Torpedo, Model SA, Serial 1091 (here, next to this marker); Spanish American War Memorial
Robert B. Logue Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 16, 2022
3. Robert B. Logue Marker
(a few steps from this marker); World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Grand Army of the Republic Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Lycoming County World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); PFC Elinor Hanna (a few steps from this marker); Mexican War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsport.
 
David K. Sloan Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 16, 2022
4. David K. Sloan Jr. Marker
Edward Szendrey Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 16, 2022
5. Edward Szendrey Jr. Marker
Navy Memorial Pavers at the Submarine Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 16, 2022
6. Navy Memorial Pavers at the Submarine Memorial
Lycoming County Veterans Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 16, 2022
7. Lycoming County Veterans Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 314 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 21, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   7. submitted on June 18, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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