Dayton in Montgomery County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Still on Patrol
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 Legarto 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. 39° 45.784′ Touch for map. Marker is in the covered entrance alcove of Memorial Hall, 1st and St. Clair Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: 125 E. 1st Street, Dayton OH 45402, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients (here, next to this marker); Montgomery County Civil War Memorial Hall (here, next to this marker); Montgomery County World War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Montgomery County Spanish-American War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Blue Star Mothers' Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 1905 Wright Flyer III (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Birth of Aviation (about 400 feet away); Benjamin Van Cleve (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dayton.
Also see . . . On Eternal Patrol. A comprehensive site dedicated to America's brave submariners lost at sea. (Submitted on September 9, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Heroes • Military • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 691 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.