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Somers Point in Atlantic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Submarine Veterans Memorial

 
 
Submarine Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 19, 2016
1. Submarine Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription. United States Submarine Veterans-our creed "To perpetuate the memory of our shipmates who gave their lives in the pursuit of their duties while serving their country. That their dedication deeds and supreme sacrifice be a constant source of motivation toward greater accomplishments. Pledge loyalty and patriotism to the United States government."
In memory of Hoyal Cass TMC (SS)
 
Location. 39° 19.147′ N, 74° 35.629′ W. Marker is in Somers Point, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is on Bethel Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Somers Point NJ 08244, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Navy Commandant Richard Somers’ Birthplace (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Burial Ground of Col. Richard Somers (approx. ¼ mile away); Bass Harbor (approx. 0.3 miles away); Shipbuilding (approx. half a mile away); The Anchorage (approx. 0.6 miles away); Transportation (approx. 0.6 miles away); Somers Mansion (approx. 0.7 miles away); Getting Around Somers Point (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Somers Point.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Submarine Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 19, 2016
2. Submarine Veterans Memorial
Submarine Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 19, 2016
3. Submarine Veterans Memorial
Submarine Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 19, 2016
4. Submarine Veterans Memorial
Inscription on the plaque mounted on the torpedo: MK 14 Torpedo-U.S. Navy's premier submarine torpedo during WWII. Designed, developed and produced at Naval Torpedo Station, Newport. This torpedo sank 4 million tons of enemy shipping.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 29, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 179 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 29, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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