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Memorial U.S.S. Shark (SS174)

Lost Feb. 11, 1942

 

—God Rest Their Souls —

 
Memorial U.S.S. Shark (SS174) Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2017
1. Memorial U.S.S. Shark (SS174) Memorial
Inscription.

Theodore A. Bellard MMI
Walter R. Blanchard CTM
John A. Bolton RM1
Thomas L. Brannan S1
Grady G. Byus, Jr. MM1
Earl W. Cassidy LTJG
John P.Cooley MM2
Billy B. Crawford F3
Albert E. Croft EM2
William T. Dawson EM2
Edwin Denby, Jr. LTJG
Roscoe F. Dillen, Jr. LTJG XO
Paulino Ejaype OFFSTD1
Roland A. Estes EM1
Ferdinand A. Evans MM2
Truman F. Evans TM1
Agapito Fabra OFFSTD3
Fred H. Farrell TM1
Albert D. Fruit MM1
Merrill R. Gilman CMM
[Pedro Gimenez SC1]
Lawrence C. Glass S1
James A. Iverson F1
Romie L. Jeffreys CMM
James E. Johnston F2
Clifford E. Jones TM1
Jesse A. Lester PHM2
William C. Lidgerding RM2
Thomas P. Loughlin TM2
Arnold R. Lund MM1
Loran R. Markin F2
Rex E. McElroy EM2
Kenneth E. McKinney EM2
Robert F. Miller F2
Arthur P. Moran CMM
Fred J. Morris SM1
Warren H. Myer MM2
Ermin J. Pechacek SM2
Avery E. Perkins S1
Robert L. Pettit CMM
Frank F. Philabert [Jr.] ENS
Walter E. Pilgram CEM
Bennie J. Polidori EM1
Karl L. Sandmann Y2
Henry L. Schmitt MM2
Louis Shane, Jr. LCDR--CO
John H. Smith CEM
Thayne C. Smith TM2
Thomas P. Spilman RM3
Robert H. Stephens S1
Herman F. Striegler

Memorial U.S.S. Shark (SS174) Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2017
2. Memorial U.S.S. Shark (SS174) Memorial
EM1
Richard R. Thew FC1
Henry O. Tubre S1
John A. Turoczy SC1
Roland H. Warren MM2
James K. White GM1
John M. Worsham TM3
Charles R. Yanks SM2
Harold [R.] Zeorlin TM2
 
Erected by Oklahoma World War II Submarine Veterans.
 
Location. 35° 47.625′ N, 95° 18.623′ W. Marker is in Muskogee, Oklahoma, in Muskogee County. Touch for map. Memorial is on the Muskogee War Memorial Park grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3500 Batfish Road, Muskogee OK 74403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Troops L & M, Roosevelt's Rough Riders (here, next to this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Davis (approx. 1½ miles away); Texas Road (approx. 3.3 miles away); Severs Block (approx. 4½ miles away); Midland Valley Station (approx. 4.8 miles away); Hitching Post Stone (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Muskogee.
 
Also see . . .
1. On Eternal Patrol - USS Shark (SS-174). (Submitted on October 9, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Muskogee War Memorial Park: Home of the USS Batfish. (Submitted on October 9, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. DisastersPatriots & PatriotismWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 67 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 9, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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