Still on Patrol
(Front of Marker)
U.S. Submarines that
are still on patrol.
State Boat of
Massachusetts lost in action
February 29th 1944
paid heavily for
their success in
World War II.
A total of
374 officers and
3131 men are on
board these 52
still on "patrol."
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
Pickerel • Pompano • Robalo • Runner • R-12 • Scamp • Scorpion • Sculpin • Sealoin • Seawolf • Shark I • Shark II • Snook • Swordfish • S-26 • S-27 • S-28 • S-36 • S-39 • S-44 • Tang • Trigger • Tirton • Trout • Tullibee • Wahoo
Marker series. This marker is included in the Still On Patrol marker series.
Location. 41° 46.456′ N, 70° 33.527′ W. Marker is in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, in Barnstable County. Marker is on Scenic Highway (U.S. 6), on the right when traveling north. Located in the Herring Run Scenic Overlook. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buzzards Bay MA 02532, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bournedale's Yesterdays (approx. ¼ mile away); Comassakumakanit (approx. ¼ mile away); Cape Cod Canal (approx. ¾ mile away); August Belmont (approx. ¾ mile away); William Barclay Parsons (approx. ¾ mile away); Monica Dickens Stratton (approx. ¾ mile away); Edmund Freeman Saddle & Pillion Burial Ground (approx. 2.1 miles away); Sagamore Hill Trail (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buzzards Bay.
Categories. • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 775 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 11, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.