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Arco in Butte County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

USS S-27

 
 
USS S-27 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2017
1. USS S-27 Marker
Inscription.
USS S-27
USS S-27 (SS-132) was one of
52 United States Submarines Lost
In World War ll
S-27 was commissioned on 22 January, 1924
under command of Lt. Herbert Jukes
S-27 was lost in the early morning hours of
19 June, 1942 When she ran aground in heavy
fog off Amchitka Island in the Aleutians
all hands were rescued

Idaho Submarine Veterans World War II
2004

( back )
S-27 Survivors
Lt. Herbert L. Jukes ∑ Lt. Frank M. Smith ∑ Lt. Ovid M. Butler ∑ LtJg Lawrence H. Young ∑ Bosín T. E. Krueger ∑ MoMM2c Robert J. Allan ∑ MoMM1c Charlie A. Bowker ∑ CCS Marvin E. Breedlove ∑ Y2c Arvil S. Carter ∑ F3c Donald E. Catron ∑ EM2c Edgar A. Chase ∑ SC3c George D. Dinsmore, Jr. ∑ RM1c Douglas A. Eaker ∑ Slc James H. Emley ∑ S1c Frederick D. Fitzpatrick ∑ TM1c John T. Fowler ∑ S1c Glenn R. Fritch ∑ F3c George J. Gardina ∑ S1c John H. Guernsey ∑ F1c Alonzo Henderson ∑ S1c George J. Herold ∑ S1c Scott E. Horton, Jr. ∑ RM2c Victor O. Houle ∑ CMoMM Paul E. Huffman ∑ CTM Marvin L. Ivy (COB) ∑ F2c Roger A. Jernigan ∑ S1c Stanley I. Jorgesen ∑ CEM Arthur D. Kesner ∑ F2c Michael M. Kost ∑ MoMM1c Karl W. Kunz ∑ SM1c Dick D. Lister ∑ CMoMM Russell L. Lokey ∑ SC3c Earl W. Mayer ∑ TM2c Harry W. McKinnon ∑ F1c Robert H. Mills ∑ S1c Percy Moore ∑ CMoMM John W.
USS S-27 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2017
2. USS S-27 Marker
( back )
Myers ∑ F2c Roe D. Nelson ∑ F1c Francis P. Noone ∑ GM3c Rocco A. Pia ∑ MoMM2C Raymond G. Pugsley ∑ MATT1c Jesus S. Reyes ∑ SM3c Charles W. Rodina ∑ CC3c Doroteo San Augustin ∑ S1c Robert A. Shirah ∑ RM1C Frank W. Stoltz ∑ F2c Glen A. Thurnau ∑ MoMM1c Ladislaus Topor ∑ RM3c Leo W. Whiticar ∑ GM1c Charles O. Wolber
 
Erected 2004 by Idaho Submarine Veterans World War II.
 
Location. 43° 38.056′ N, 113° 17.81′ 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. Hawkbill Base (here, next to this marker); Mk 14 Torpedo (here, next to this marker); USS Hawkbill (SSN-666) (a few steps from this marker); Arco Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Atoms for Peace (approx. half a mile away).
 
Also see . . .  USS S-27 (SS-132) on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 22, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. War, World II
 
USS S-27 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2017
3. USS S-27 Marker
At the left is the Hawkbill Base Marker. Between them is a Mark 14 Torpedo.
 
 
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 119 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 22, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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