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Manitowoc in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

U.S.S. Icefish (SS 367)

 
 
U.S.S. Icefish (SS 367) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2016
1. U.S.S. Icefish (SS 367) Marker
Inscription.

Keel Laid 4 September 1943
Launched 20 February 1944
Commissioned 10 June 1944

On 9 September 1944 the U.S.S. Icefish departed Pearl Harbor to begin her first patrol. The Icelfish was credited with sinking 2 vessels totalling 8,404 tons during her 5 patrols. She also rescued 6 American airmen and captured 8 enemy sailors. She earned the Asiatic-Pacific Area Service [sic - Campaign] Medal and 4 Battle Stars during these patrols. After the war ended the Icefish was made part of the Pacific Reserve Fleet and decommissioned. On 21 February 1953 the Icefish was transferred to the Netherlands where she served under the name, Walrus.

Icefish Commissioning Crew
[Not transcribed]

 
Erected by Veterans and Concerned Citizens.
 
Location. 44° 5.553′ N, 87° 39.329′ W. Marker is in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, in Manitowoc County. Touch for map. Marker is part of The Manitowoc Company 28 Boat Memorial Walk, adjacent to the submarine USS Cobia, at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 75 Maritime Drive, Manitowoc WI 54220, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this
U.S.S. Icefish (SS 367) Crew image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2016
2. U.S.S. Icefish (SS 367) Crew
marker. U.S.S. Peto (SS 265) (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Pogy (SS 266) (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Pompon (SS 267) (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Puffer (SS 268) (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Rasher (SS 269) (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Raton (SS 270) (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Ray (SS 271) (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Redfin (SS 272) (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manitowoc.
 
Also see . . .
1. USS Icefish (SS 367). (Submitted on October 15, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Icefish (SS-367). (Submitted on October 15, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, ColdWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
Manitowoc Submarines Memorial Markers at USS <i>Cobia</i> image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. Manitowoc Submarines Memorial Markers at USS Cobia
The Manitowoc Company 28 Boat Memorial Walk image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. The Manitowoc Company 28 Boat Memorial Walk
In honor of the men and women
of the Manitowoc Shipbuilding Company
who constructed the 28 freshwater
submarines during World War II.
The Manitowoc Company 28 Boat Memorial Walk image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
5. The Manitowoc Company 28 Boat Memorial Walk
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on October 3, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4, 5. submitted on October 16, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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