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

U.S.S. Loggerhead (SS 374)

 
 
U.S.S. Loggerhead (SS 374) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2016
1. U.S.S. Loggerhead (SS 374) Marker
Inscription.

Keel Laid 1 April 1944
Launched 13 August 1944
Commissioned 9 February 1945

On 15 May 1945 the U.S.S. Loggerhead left Pearl Harbor to begin her first patrol. The Loggerhead conducted 2 patrols and was not credited with any sinkings. On 14 September 1945 she was bound for San Francisco and was designated for ultimate assignment to the inactive Pacific Fleet. In 1960 the Loggerhead was assigned to the U.S. Naval Reserve as a training ship. In 1962 she was designated AGSS, Auxiliary Submarine-Assigned Special Duties. The Loggerhead was stricken from the Naval Register in 1967.

Loggerhead 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 marker. U.S.S. Peto (SS 265) (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Pogy (SS 266)
U.S.S. Loggerhead (SS 374) Crew image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2016
2. U.S.S. Loggerhead (SS 374) Crew
(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 Loggerhead (SS 374). (Submitted on October 16, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Loggerhead (SS-374) (AGSS-374). (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 95 times since then and 20 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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