SS Blackpoint Memorial
Part of the Merchant Marine Memorial at Massachusetts Maritime Academy
U.S.N. Armed Guard Ronnie Whitson • Lloyd Merchant • Seamen William Antilley • Geo.P. Baeser • Leo H. Beck • Milton Matthews • Lauper B. Clark • Cleo Clark • Robert L. Korb • Ansey L. Morgan • Marvin A Mertinek • Richard C. Shepson • Reino Lindstrom
The Crew of the USS Atherton and USS Morberly sunk the German Submarine U-853 May 6, 1945. There were no survivors
Marker series. This marker is included in the US Navy Armed Guard marker series.
Location. 41° 44.352′ N, 70° 37.409′ W. Marker is in Bourne, Massachusetts, in Barnstable County. Marker is on Academy Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is one of the 7 memorial markers in the group of Merchant Marine Memorial on the grounds of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy in Bourne, Mass. Marker is in this post office area: Buzzards Bay MA 02532, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
Regarding SS Blackpoint Memorial. For additional information, see:
Also see . . . SS Black Point - Last U-Boat Victim. (Submitted on July 18, 2015, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida.)
Categories. • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2015, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. This page has been viewed 221 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2015, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.