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