Charlevoix in Charlevoix County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
USS Escolar (SS 294) Memorial
October 17, 1944
CDR W.J. [William John] Millican
proudly dedicate this memorial
to the gallant men of the
USS Escolar (SS294)
Lost by enemy action on or about
17 October 1944
while on her first patrol
with the loss of her entire crew
Cdr. William J. Millican
MOMM2 L.L.[Lloyd Leon] Abram RM3 D.W. [Donald William] Anders
LT T. [Thomas] Babb CEM L.L. [Laurence Leland] Bailey
TM2 D.L. [Donald Lace] Balfe EM3 F.E. [Frederick Edward] Becker
PHM1 J.J. [Joseph James Jr.] Bender LCDR F. [Frank] Blaha
F1 R.E. [Robert Eugene] Bones S2 B.W. [Benjamin Wallace] Bonk
CRM C.E. [Charles Edward] Brabham RT2 G.J. [Glenn John] Broecker
EM1 F. [Frank] Brouskie F1 E.E. [Eugene Everett] Brown
MOMM3 J.M. [Joseph Michael] Cahill TM3 R.L. [Richard Lawrence] Calabrese
TM1 W.T. [William Thomas] Caldwell Jr. RM1 K.S. [Kenneth Saville] Campbell
EM3 M.J. [Michael John] Cheosky TM2 J.J.
CMOMM J.W. [John William] Clary QM3 D.E. [Donald Ellsworth] Coleman
MOMM1 J.M. [Joe Monroe] Cummings QM2 L.C. [Ludwik Charles] Daniels, Jr.
S1 J.F. [Joseph Francis Jr.] Ennis STM1 B. [Benjamin] Evans
LT R.L. [Robert Lee] Farrar CY J.C. [John Clinton] Farwell
TM2 F.J. [Francis Joseph] Fine QM2 J.E. [Jack Eugene] Fostair
GM2 A.B. [Alvin Buckley] Foster RT1 L.B. [Lynn Burton] Fox
MOMM1 D.A. [Delbert Arthur] Fulton EM1 W. [Walter] Gancarz
MOMM3 D.H. [Donald Harman] Glading CCS A.E. [Adam Edward] Gorecki
TM3 F.L. [Fred Leroy] Hahn QM1 C.L. [Calvin Livingston] Hampton
LT C.J. [Claude Julian] Hill FC2 E.S. [Edward Stanley] Horodynski
LTJG L.V. [Losson Verner] Jeffrey *MOMM3 J.G. [James Gordon] Johnson
EM2 J.H. [James Howard] Kellam MOMM1 D.C. [Dan Cleveland] Killough
SC2 H.B. [Harold Bernard] Komes SM1 F.B. [Fertig Benjamin] Krause, Jr.
S1 V.J. [Vere Jean] LaRue LTJG H.C. [Howard Carlton] Latham
MOMM1 A. [Anthony] Lieder MOMM2 W.C. [William Clarence] Lyons, Jr.
F1 J. [Joseph] Masloski RM2 T.D. [Thomas Daniel] McCloskey
CEM S.D. [Stanley DeWitt] Miller S1 J.J. [John Joseph] Morris
MOMM3 J.M. [James Marion] Munsel CTM R.B. [Raymond Barnard] Newton, Jr.
F1 R.N. [Robert Nelson] Norford MOMM1 J.A.
CMOMM B.L. [Beryl Loyd] Pennington F1 D.W. [Daniel Wayne] Phillips
STM2 J.A. [James Arthur] Raley MOMM3 J.L. [John Louis] Romond
LTJG R.W. [Robert Wellington] Searls EM3 R.A. [Robert Ashley] Shirah
F2 J.A. [Joseph Albert] Slavik S1 A.R. [Arthur Reed] Smith
F1 B.T. [Bryant Thomas] Smith BKR3 D. [Donald] Spoust
GM1 A. [Anthony] Tokarcheck EM3 H. [Howard] Trensch
S1 J.B. [John Beeson] Tucker F1 T.E. [Thomas Eugene] Tucker
EM2 R.C. [Richard Clarence] Turner MOMM2 R. [Ralph] Valentino
TM3 W. [William] Velten TM1 G.M. [Goodwyn Mansfield] Wallace
S1 N.P. [Nicholas Peter] Wells ENS J.H. [John Herbert] Whitehouse
SC3 R.W. [Richard William] Wybrow TM3 W. [Walter] Yaworsky
S1 A. [Andrew] Zumar
*George & Viola Johnson
Michigan Gold Star Parents
Erected 1973 by Michigan Chapter, U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Still On Patrol series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 17, 1944.
Location. 45° 18.963′ N, 85° 15.495′ W. Marker is in Charlevoix, Michigan, in Charlevoix Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: East Park, Charlevoix MI 49720, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Still On Patrol (here, next to this marker); Benjamin S. Gill, EMC USN (here, next to this marker); Wharfside Building and Park Acquisition (within shouting distance of this marker); Odmark Band Pavilion (within shouting distance of this marker); The Harsha House Museum (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Congregational Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of "Pine River" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Big Rock Point Nuclear Power Plant Flag Pole (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlevoix.
Also see . . . USS Escolar (SS 294) On Eternal Patrol. (Submitted on September 22, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 23, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 597 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 23, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 5. submitted on September 22, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.