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

U.S.S. Cobia

 
 
U.S.S. Cobia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, January 5, 2011
1. U.S.S. Cobia Marker
added 1986 - - #86000087
Inscription.  
U.S.S. Cobia
has been designated a
National
Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
1986
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

 
Erected 1986.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
 
Location. 44° 5.553′ N, 87° 39.331′ 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. 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)
Ralph Clark Huston Jr. marker beside his gun mount on the deck of the Cobia. image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, January 5, 2011
2. Ralph Clark Huston Jr. marker beside his gun mount on the deck of the Cobia.
(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); U.S.S. Redfin (SS 272) (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manitowoc.
 
Regarding U.S.S. Cobia. National Register of Historic Places:
USS COBIA (submarine) *** (added 1986 - - #86000087)
Also known as SS-245
• Historic Significance: Event
• Area of Significance: Military
• Period of Significance: 1925-1949
• Owner: Private
• Historic Function: Defense, Transportation
• Historic Sub-function: Naval Facility, Water-Related
• Current Function: Recreation And Culture
• Current Sub-function: Museum
 
U.S.S. Cobia and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, January 5, 2011
3. U.S.S. Cobia and Marker
U.S.S. Cobia (SS 245) image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, January 5, 2011
4. U.S.S. Cobia (SS 245)
U.S.S. Cobia (SS 245) image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, January 5, 2011
5. U.S.S. Cobia (SS 245)
Ralph Clark Huston Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, January 5, 2011
6. Ralph Clark Huston Jr. Marker
Only person to have been buried at sea from the decks of a submarine. Cobia crew member.
U.S.S. Cobia ships bell image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber
7. U.S.S. Cobia ships bell
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 6, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona. This page has been viewed 752 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on January 6, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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