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Wahoo in Saunders County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

U.S.S. Wahoo SS 238

 
 
U.S.S. Wahoo SS 238 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 29, 2000
1. U.S.S. Wahoo SS 238 Marker
Inscription.  In Memory of U.S.S. Wahoo SS 238 and her gallant crew who sank 20 Japanese ships before being sunk by enemy action October 11, 1943.

Crew of the U.S.S. Wahoo still on patrol.
 
Erected by U.S. Submarine Veterans of WWII.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, World IIWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Still On Patrol series list.
 
Location. 41° 12.578′ N, 96° 37.376′ W. Marker is in Wahoo, Nebraska, in Saunders County. Memorial is on N. Chestnut St. The marker is on the front lawn of the Sanders County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 433 N Chestnut St (US 77), Wahoo NE 68066, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. USS Wahoo SS238 (a few steps from this marker); Saunders County (a few steps from this marker); The Armour and Company Icehouse (approx. 12.4 miles away).

 
U.S.S. Wahoo SS 238 Marker with a submarine torpedo behind it. image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 29, 2000
2. U.S.S. Wahoo SS 238 Marker with a submarine torpedo behind it.
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U.S.S. Wahoo SS 238 Marker image. Click for full size.
By John D. Trolinger, July 17, 2019
3. U.S.S. Wahoo SS 238 Marker
Saunders County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By John D. Trolinger, July 17, 2019
4. Saunders County Veterans Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 21, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 252 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 21, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   3, 4. submitted on March 12, 2021, by John D. Trolinger of Hunt, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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