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Charlevoix in Charlevoix County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

USS Escolar (SS 294) Memorial

October 17, 1944

 

—CDR W.J. [William John] Millican —

 
USS Escolar (SS 294) Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 26, 2016
1. USS Escolar (SS 294) Memorial Marker
Inscription.

We the US Submarine Veterans of WWII
Michigan Chapter
proudly dedicate this memorial
to the gallant men of the
USS Escolar (SS294)
Lost by enemy action on or about
17 October 1944
while on her first patrol
with the loss of her entire crew
Cdr. William J. Millican
Commanding Officer
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MOMM2 L.L.[Lloyd Leon] Abram • RM3 D.W. [Donald William] Anders
LT T. [Thomas] Babb • CEM L.L. [Laurence Leland] Bailey
TM2 D.L. [Donald Lace] Balfe • EM3 F.E. [Frederick Edward] Becker
PHM1 J.J. [Joseph James Jr.] Bender • LCDR F. [Frank] Blaha
F1 R.E. [Robert Eugene] Bones • S2 B.W. [Benjamin Wallace] Bonk
CRM C.E. [Charles Edward] Brabham • RT2 G.J. [Glenn John] Broecker
EM1 F. [Frank] Brouskie • F1 E.E. [Eugene Everett] Brown
MOMM3 J.M. [Joseph Michael] Cahill • TM3 R.L. [Richard Lawrence] Calabrese
TM1 W.T. [William Thomas] Caldwell Jr. • RM1 K.S. [Kenneth Saville] Campbell
EM3 M.J. [Michael John] Cheosky • TM2 J.J. [Joseph John] Cifrodella
CMOMM J.W. [John William] Clary • QM3 D.E. [Donald Ellsworth] Coleman
MOMM1 J.M. [Joe Monroe] Cummings • QM2 L.C. [Ludwik Charles] Daniels, Jr.
S1 J.F.
USS Escolar (SS 294) Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 26, 2016
2. USS Escolar (SS 294) Memorial Marker
[Joseph Francis Jr.] Ennis • STM1 B. [Benjamin] Evans
LT R.L. [Robert Lee] Farrar • CY J.C. [John Clinton] Farwell
TM2 F.J. [Francis Joseph] Fine • QM2 J.E. [Jack Eugene] Fostair
GM2 A.B. [Alvin Buckley] Foster • RT1 L.B. [Lynn Burton] Fox
MOMM1 D.A. [Delbert Arthur] Fulton • EM1 W. [Walter] Gancarz
MOMM3 D.H. [Donald Harman] Glading • CCS A.E. [Adam Edward] Gorecki
TM3 F.L. [Fred Leroy] Hahn • QM1 C.L. [Calvin Livingston] Hampton
LT C.J. [Claude Julian] Hill • FC2 E.S. [Edward Stanley] Horodynski
LTJG L.V. [Losson Verner] Jeffrey • *MOMM3 J.G. [James Gordon] Johnson
EM2 J.H. [James Howard] Kellam • MOMM1 D.C. [Dan Cleveland] Killough
SC2 H.B. [Harold Bernard] Komes • SM1 F.B. [Fertig Benjamin] Krause, Jr.
S1 V.J. [Vere Jean] LaRue • LTJG H.C. [Howard Carlton] Latham
MOMM1 A. [Anthony] Lieder • MOMM2 W.C. [William Clarence] Lyons, Jr.
F1 J. [Joseph] Masloski • RM2 T.D. [Thomas Daniel] McCloskey
CEM S.D. [Stanley DeWitt] Miller • S1 J.J. [John Joseph] Morris
MOMM3 J.M. [James Marion] Munsel • CTM R.B. [Raymond Barnard] Newton, Jr.
F1 R.N. [Robert Nelson] Norford • MOMM1 J.A. [John Aloysius] O'Connell, Jr.
CMOMM B.L. [Beryl Loyd] Pennington • F1 D.W. [Daniel Wayne] Phillips
STM2 J.A. [James Arthur] Raley • MOMM3 J.L. [John Louis] Romond
LTJG R.W. [Robert
USS Escolar (SS 294) Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 26, 2016
3. USS Escolar (SS 294) Memorial
Wellington] Searls • EM3 R.A. [Robert Ashley] Shirah
F2 J.A. [Joseph Albert] Slavik • S1 A.R. [Arthur Reed] Smith
F1 B.T. [Bryant Thomas] Smith • BKR3 D. [Donald] Spoust
GM1 A. [Anthony] Tokarcheck • EM3 H. [Howard] Trensch
S1 J.B. [John Beeson] Tucker • F1 T.E. [Thomas Eugene] Tucker
EM2 R.C. [Richard Clarence] Turner • MOMM2 R. [Ralph] Valentino
TM3 W. [William] Velten • TM1 G.M. [Goodwyn Mansfield] Wallace
S1 N.P. [Nicholas Peter] Wells • ENS J.H. [John Herbert] Whitehouse
SC3 R.W. [Richard William] Wybrow • TM3 W. [Walter] Yaworsky
S1 A. [Andrew] Zumar

*George & Viola Johnson
Michigan Gold Star Parents


 
Erected 1973 by Michigan Chapter, U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Still On Patrol marker series.
 
Location. 45° 18.963′ N, 85° 15.495′ W. Marker is in Charlevoix, Michigan, in Charlevoix County. Marker is at the intersection of Bridge Street (U.S. 31) and Mason Street, on the right when traveling north on Bridge Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: East Park, Charlevoix MI 49720, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Benjamin S. Gill, EMC USN (here,
USS Escolar (SS 294) Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 26, 2016
4. USS Escolar (SS 294) Memorial
next to this marker); Still On Patrol (here, next to this marker); Wharfside Building and Park Acquisition (within shouting distance of this marker); Odmark Band Pavilion (within shouting distance of this marker); The Harsha House Museum (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Congregational Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of "Pine River" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Big Rock Point Nuclear Power Plant Flag Pole (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlevoix.
 
Also see . . .  USS Escolar (SS 294) On Eternal Patrol. (Submitted on September 22, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
U.S.N. Submariner Emblems on USS Escolar (SS 294) Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
5. U.S.N. Submariner Emblems on USS Escolar (SS 294) Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 23, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 22, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 23, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on September 22, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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