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

U.S.S. Mapiro (SS 376)

 
 
U.S.S. Mapiro (SS 376) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2016
1. U.S.S. Mapiro (SS 376) Marker
Inscription.

Keel Laid 30 May 1944
Launched 9 November 1944
Commissioned 30 April 1945

On 4 August 1945 the U.S.S. Mapiro departed Pearl Harbor to begin her first patrol. She arrived at Saipan, Mariana Islands, on 15 August 1945, the day the Japanese Government surrendered. The Mapiro returned to the San Francisco Bay area and on 16 March 1946 was decommissioned. On 18 March 1960 she was transferred to Turkey where she served under the name, Piri Reis.

Mapiro 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) (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Pompon (SS 267) (here, next to this
U.S.S. Mapiro (SS 376) Crew image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 28, 2016
2. U.S.S. Mapiro (SS 376) Crew
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 Mapiro (SS 376). (Submitted on October 17, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Mapiro (SS-376). (Submitted on October 17, 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 17, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 17, 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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