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U.S. Submarine Veterans World War II

 
 
U.S. Submarine Veterans World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2015
1. U.S. Submarine Veterans World War II Memorial
Inscription.  
The purpose of this organization is to perpetuate the memory of those shipmates who gave their lives in submarine warfare.
At the end of World War II hostilities, 52 submarines had been lost on which 72 officers and 3,131 enlisted men had given their lives in submarine warfare.
This memorial is dedicated to those men still "on patrol".

Sealion, S-36, S-26, Shark I, Perch, S-27, Grunion, S-39, Argonaut, Amberjack, Grampus, Triton, Pickerel, Grenadier, Runner, T-12, Grayling, Pompano, Cisco, S-44, Dorado, Wahoo, Corvina, Sculpin, Capelin, Scorpion, Grayback, Trout, Tullibee, Gudgeon, Herring, Golet, S-28, Robalo, Flier, Harder, Seawolf, Darter, Shark II, Tang, Escolar, Albacore, Growler, Scamp, Swordfish, Barbel, Kete, Trigger, Snook, Lagarto, Bonefish, Bullhead.
 
Erected 1982 by Niagara Frontier Grenadier Chapter.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Still On Patrol series list.
 
Location. 42° 52.687′ N, 78° 52.872′ 
Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2015
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W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Memorial can be reached from Marine Drive 0.2 miles east of Erie Street. Memorial is in Veterans Park at the Buffalo Naval & Military Park. Memorial is along the Buffalo River. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Naval Park Cove, Buffalo NY 14202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. USS Grenadier (SS210) (here, next to this marker); Buffalo’s Irish Regiment (a few steps from this marker); "Rust Bucket" (a few steps from this marker); Poland’s Contribution in the Second World War, 1939 - 1945 (a few steps from this marker); This Memorial is Dedicated to All of the Service Members from WNY (within shouting distance of this marker); Dedicated to the Memory of the Brave Men (within shouting distance of this marker); 65th Infantry Regiment, The Borinqueneers (within shouting distance of this marker); Korea (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
 
Also see . . .  Buffalo Naval & Military Park. (Submitted on June 26, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 26, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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