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

U.S.S. Lamprey (SS 372)

 
 
U.S.S. Lamprey (SS 372) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2016
1. U.S.S. Lamprey (SS 372) Marker
Inscription.

Keel Laid 22 February 1944
Launched 18 June 1944
Commissioned 17 November 1944

On 17 February 1945 the U.S.S. Lamprey departed Pearl Harbor to begin her first patrol off the coast of Luzon in the Philippines. The Lamprey's second patrol was conducted in the Gulf of Siam. On her third patrol she sank a small craft with gunfire in the Singapore area. During this patrol she received word of the war's end. The Lamprey earned the Asiatic-Pacific Area Service [sic - Campaign] Medal and 4 Battle Stars during her 3 patrols. She was decommissioned on 3 June 1946. On 21 July 1960 the Lamprey was transferred to Argentina where she served under the name, Santiago del Estero.

Lamprey 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
U.S.S. Lamprey (SS 372) Crew image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2016
2. U.S.S. Lamprey (SS 372) Crew
are within walking distance of this 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 Lamprey (SS 372). (Submitted on October 16, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Lamprey (SS-372). (Submitted on October 16, 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 16, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 16, 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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