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East Meadow in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Still on Patrol

 
 
Still on Patrol Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 25, 2017
1. Still on Patrol Marker
Inscription. U.S. Navy submarines paid heavily for their success in World War II. A total of 374 officers and 3131 men are on board these 52 U.S. submarines still on "patrol."

Albacore Amberjack Argonaut Barbel Bonefish Bullhead Capelin Cisco Corvina Darter Dorado Escolar Flier Golet Grampus Grayback Grayling Grenadier Growler Grunion Gudgeon Harder Herring Kete Lagarto Perch Pickerel Pompano Robalo Runner R-12 Scamp Scorpion Sculpin Sealion Seawolf Shark I Shark II Snook Swordfish S-26 S-27 S-28 S-36 S-39 S-44 Tang Tiger Triton Trout Tullibee Wahoo

We shall never forget that it was our submarines that held the lines against the enemy while our fleets replaced losses and repaired wounds.
Fleet Admiral C.W. Nimitz, U.S.N.

I can assure you that they went down fighting and that their brothers who survived them took a grim toll of their savage enemy to avenge their deaths.
Vice Admiral C.A. Lockwood, Jr., U.S.N.
Commander Submarine Force 1943-1946

 
Erected 1972 by L.I. Runner Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Still On Patrol marker series.
 
Location.
Still on Patrol Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 25, 2017
2. Still on Patrol Marker - Wide View
The Still on Patrol Marker is on the right, with the Silent Service Memorial on the left and a Mark XIV torpedo providing the backdrop.
40° 44.032′ N, 73° 34.661′ W. Marker is in East Meadow, New York, in Nassau County. Marker can be reached from Park Boulevard north of County Route 24. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Meadow NY 11554, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Silent Service (here, next to this marker); Battle of the Bulge Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); American Legion Auxiliary (a few steps from this marker); 77th Infantry Division Reserve Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Medals of Honor Recipients Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Francis Cardinal Spellman (a few steps from this marker); War Dogs Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 82nd Airborne Division (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Meadow.
 
Also see . . .  On Eternal Patrol - Submarines that Sustained Personnel Losses in World War II (oneternalpatrol.com). (Submitted on August 3, 2017.)
 
Categories. War, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 3, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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