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Hawkbill Base

 
 
Hawkbill Base Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2017
1. Hawkbill Base Marker
Inscription.
The United States Submarine Force
Has lost 65 submarines and more
Than 4,027 crewmembers are still on
Final patrol since submarines became
Part of the Naval Service in 1900

It Is Well That They Should Be Remembered

1915 - USS F-4 (SS-23) 1917 - USS F-1 (SS-20) 1920 - USS H-1 (SS-28) 1920 - USS S-5 (SS-110) 1923 - USS O-5 (SS-66) 1925 - USS S-51 (SS-162) 1927 - USS S-4 (SS-109) 1939 - USS Squalus (SS-192)

Hawkbill Base
United States Submarine Veterans, Inc.
2004

( back )
1941
USS Sealion (SS-195) USS O-9 (SS-70)
1942
USS S-36 (SS-141) USS S-26 (SS-131) USS Shark (SS-174) USS Perch (SS-176) USS S-27 (SS-132) USS S-39 (SS-144) USS Grunion (SS-216)
1943
USS Argonaut (SS-166) USS Amberjack (SS-219) USS Grampus (SS-207) USS Triton (SS-201) USS Pickerel (SS-177) USS Grenadier (SS-210) USS Runner (SS-275) USS R-12 (SS-89) USS Grayling (SS-209) USS Pompano (SS-181) USS Cisco (SS-290) USS S-44 (SS-155) USS Dorado (SS-248) USS Wahoo (SS-238) USS Corvina (SS-226) USS Sculpin (SS-191) USS Capelin (SS-289)
1944
USS Scorpion (SS-218 USS Grayback (SS-208) USS Trout (SS-202) USS Tulibee (SS-284) USS Gudgeon (SS-211)
Hawkbill Base Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2017
2. Hawkbill Base Marker
( back )
USS Herring (SS-233) USS Golet (SS-361) USS S-28 (SS-133) USS Robalo (SS-273) USS Flier (SS-250) USS Harder (SS-257) USS Shark II (SS-314) USS Tang (SS-306) USS Escolar (SS-294 USS Albacore (SS-218) USS Growler (SS-215) USS Darter (SS-227) USS Scamp (SS-277)
1945
USS Swordfish (SS-193) USS Barbel (SS-316) USS Kete (SS-369) USS Trigger (SS-237) USS Snook (SS-279) USS Lagarto (SS-371) USS Bullhead (SS-332)
1949 USS Coehino (SS-345) 1958 USS Stickleback (SS-415) 1963 USS Thresher (SSN-593) 1968 USS Scorpion (SSN-589)
 
Erected 2004 by United States Submarine Veterans, Inc.
 
Location. 43° 38.055′ N, 113° 17.812′ W. Marker is in Arco, Idaho, in Butte County. Marker is at the intersection of S. Front Street (U.S. 26) and HWY Drive, on the right when traveling west on S. Front Street. Touch for map. Located in the Idaho Science Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 335 South Front Street, Arco ID 83213, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. USS S-27 (here, next to this marker); Mk 14 Torpedo (here, next to this marker); USS Hawkbill (SSN-666) (a few steps
Hawkbill Base Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2017
3. Hawkbill Base Marker
At the right is the S-27 Marker. Between them is a Mark 14 Torpedo.
from this marker); Arco Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Atoms for Peace (approx. half a mile away).
 
Categories. Military
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 24, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 22, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 105 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 22, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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