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Chico in Butte County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

United States Submarine Crews Memorial

 
 
United States Submarine Crews Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, April 8, 2010
1. United States Submarine Crews Memorial Marker
Inscription.
To the United States
52 Submarines and
And Their Gallant Crews
Who Sacrificed Their
Lives In World War II


“Lest We Forget These
Boats on Eternal Patrol”

Sealion S · 36 S · 26 Shark Perch S · 27 S · 39 Crunion Argonaut Amberjack Crampus Triton Pickerel Crenadier Runner R · 12 Grayling Pompano Cisco *S · 44 Dorado Wahoo Corvina Sculpin Capelin Scorpion Grayback Trout Tullibee Gudgeon Herring Golet *S · 28 Robalo Flier Harder Seawolf Darter *Shark II Tang Scamp Escolar Albacore Growler Swordfish *Barbel Kete Trigger Snook Lagarto Bonefish Bullhead
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Still On Patrol marker series.
 
Location. 39° 44.345′ N, 121° 50.217′ W. Marker is in Chico, California, in Butte County. Marker is on Mangrove Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Monument is located at the Mangrove Avenue entrance to the Chico Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 881 Mangrove Avenue, Chico CA 95926, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
United States Submarine Crews Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, April 8, 2010
2. United States Submarine Crews Memorial
The memorial incorporates a 21-inch torpedo, of the type used by most US Navy submarines during World War II.
. Chico Cemetery G.A.R. Monument (approx. mile away); General John and Annie K. Bidwell Gravesite (approx. mile away); Rancho Del Arroyo Chico (approx. half a mile away); The Historic Home of Annie and John Bidwell (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Life and Times of John Bidwell (approx. 0.6 miles away); Chico World War I Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Chico Forestry Station and Nursery (approx. 1.5 miles away); Chico Elks Lodge No. 423 Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chico.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
United States Submarine Crews Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, April 8, 2010
3. United States Submarine Crews Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 12, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,168 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 12, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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