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Manitowoc in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ralph Clark Huston Jr.

 
 
Ralph Clark Huston Jr. Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, January 5, 2011
1. Ralph Clark Huston Jr. Plaque
Inscription.  
Ralph Clark Huston Jr. S1/c USNR 20 MM Loader killed by Japanese gunfire during surface attack by Cobia 2-27-45 remains committed to the deep.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 44° 5.55′ N, 87° 39.33′ W. Marker is in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, in Manitowoc County. Marker can be reached from Maritime Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manitowoc WI 54220, 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. Cobia (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Peto (SS 265) (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Pogy (SS 266) (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Pompon (SS 267) (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Puffer (SS 268) (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Rasher (SS 269) (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Raton (SS 270) (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Ray (SS 271) (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manitowoc.
 
Additional comments.
1. Burial at sea.
Ralph Clark Huston Jr., killed while serving onboard
Ralph Huston's gun mount and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, January 5, 2011
2. Ralph Huston's gun mount and Marker
the USS Cobia, has the distinction of being the only sailor to have ever been buried at sea from the deck of a submarine. See the book "The COBIA at WAR" for more info.
    — Submitted January 5, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona.
 
USS Cobia (SS-245) image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, January 5, 2011
3. USS Cobia (SS-245)
USS Cobia (SS-245) image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, January 5, 2011
4. USS Cobia (SS-245)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 5, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona. This page has been viewed 799 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 5, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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