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Near Aiea in Honolulu County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
 

Regulus

The Missile of the Pacific

 

—Guided Missile Unit Ten —

 
Regulus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 4, 2017
1. Regulus Marker
close up
Inscription. From 1959 through 1964 Regulus was the submarine launched retaliatory missile in the Pacific The Regulus missile deterrent strike force operated from submarine base, Pearl Harbor, under the operational control of Commander Submarine Force, Pacific fleet, and was supported by Guided Missile Unit Ten. less than 800 men and their fight ready submarines maintained their warheads within minutes of assigned targets under the most arduous conditions. They undertook a most difficult and challenging task and saw it to a successful conclusion. This missile is dedicated to those submarines and their boats who, for five years, carried the shield.
 
Location. 21° 22.103′ N, 157° 56.325′ W. Marker is near Aiea, Hawaii, in Honolulu County. Marker can be reached from Arizona Memorial Rd. Touch for map. Marker is next to the Pacific Fleet Submarine Memorial Association building, adjacent to, and contingent with the Pearl Harbor Historic Sites. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11 Arizona Memorial Rd, Aiea HI 96701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mark 37 Electric Torpedo (a few steps from this marker); Mark 14 Steam-Driven Torpedo (a few steps from this
Regulus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 4, 2017
2. Regulus Marker
full view of marker, with missile in background
marker); U.S.S. Bowfin (SS287) (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Seawolf (SS-197) (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Swordfish (SS-193) (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Tang (SS-306) (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Wahoo (SS-238) (within shouting distance of this marker); Lost Submarine Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker).
 
Categories. War, ColdWaterways & Vessels
 
Regulus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 4, 2017
3. Regulus Marker
approaching the marker, with the Pacific Fleet Submarine Memorial Association building in the background
Regulus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 4, 2017
4. Regulus Marker
detail of artwork on marker, the Submariners badge
Regulus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 4, 2017
5. Regulus Marker
detail of just one of several submarine badges, showing the Regulus missile
Regulus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 4, 2017
6. Regulus Marker
Unit Ten badge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 21, 2017, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 61 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 21, 2017, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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