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Hackensack in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Still on Patrol

 
 
Still on Patrol Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2013
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 Trigger 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 our savage enemy to avenge their deaths.
Vice Admiral C.A. Lockwood, Jr., U.S.N.
Commander Submarine Force 1943-1946

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Still On Patrol marker series.
 
Location. 40° 52.819′ N, 74° 2.401′ W. Marker is in
Still on Patrol Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2013
2. Still on Patrol Marker
Hackensack, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of River Street and Bridge Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located at the New Jersey Naval Museum on the Hackensack River. Marker is at or near this postal address: 78 River Street, Hackensack NJ 07601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Submariners Memorial (here, next to this marker); USS Gudgeon (SS-211) (here, next to this marker); Seehund (was a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing. ); PBR Mark II River Patrol Boat (was a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing. ); Bofor 40 MM Auto Cannon (a few steps from this marker); Underwater MK16 Mine (was a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing. ); Kaiten Type II (was a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing. ); U.S.S. Ling (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hackensack.
 
More about this marker. The museum has been closed since Hurricane Sandy; the markers and the USS Ling are in derelict condition.
 
Also see . . .  New Jersey Naval Museum. (Submitted on April 16, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
Marker at the New Jersey Naval Museum image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2013
3. Marker at the New Jersey Naval Museum
The Still on Patrol marker is seen here at the base of the flagpole.
The abandoned U.S.S. Ling Museum site image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 17, 2017
4. The abandoned U.S.S. Ling Museum site
The USS Ling Museum has been closed due to Hurricane Sandy damage. Excepting the three memorial plaques, every marker has been removed and any remaining displays, including USS Ling, are in derelict condition.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 413 times since then and 64 times this year. Last updated on September 18, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on September 18, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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