Buffalo in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
U.S. Submarine Veterans World War II
The purpose of this organization is to perpetuate the memory of those shipmates who gave their lives in submarine warfare.
At the end of World War II hostilities, 52 submarines had been lost on which 72 officers and 3,131 enlisted men had given their lives in submarine warfare.
This memorial is dedicated to those men still "on patrol".
Sealion, S-36, S-26, Shark I, Perch, S-27, Grunion, S-39, Argonaut, Amberjack, Grampus, Triton, Pickerel, Grenadier, Runner, T-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, Escolar, Albacore, Growler, Scamp, Swordfish, Barbel, Kete, Trigger, Snook, Lagarto, Bonefish, Bullhead.
Erected 1982 by Niagara Frontier Grenadier Chapter.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Still On Patrol marker series.
Location. 42° 52.687′ N, 78° 52.872′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from Marine Drive 0.2 miles east of Erie Street. Touch for map. Memorial is in Veterans Park at the Buffalo Naval & Military Park. Memorial is along the Buffalo River. Marker
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. USS Grenadier (SS210) (here, next to this marker); Buffalo’s Irish Regiment (a few steps from this marker); "Rust Bucket" (a few steps from this marker); Poland’s Contribution in the Second World War, 1939 - 1945 (a few steps from this marker); This Memorial is Dedicated to All of the Service Members from WNY (within shouting distance of this marker); Dedicated to the Memory of the Brave Men (within shouting distance of this marker); 65th Infantry Regiment, The Borinqueneers (within shouting distance of this marker); Korea (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
Also see . . . Buffalo Naval & Military Park. (Submitted on June 26, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 26, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 26, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.