The Submarine Lookout Memorial

The Submarine Lookout Memorial (HM1F5V)

Location: Mobile, AL 36603 Mobile County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 40.899', W 88° 0.911'

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— Submarines and the Battleship Park —

Panel 1: "The Lookout: the Eyes of the WWII Submarine"

Panel 2: "Submarine Lookout":
Standing his watch on a perch high above the deck,the lookout was the eyes of the submarine while surfaced. Often while submerged he was manning the sonar gear, thus becoming the ears also. Thoughalways of junior rating, his keen sight and alertnesswere vital to the success and survival of his boat. No words could galvanize a crew to action faster than his excited shout, "Smoke on the horizon!" To his steadfast courage and vigilance, we dedicate this memorial.

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U.S. Submarine Veterans, World War II
Alabama, Ala/Flo Chapters '85
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HM NumberHM1F5V
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
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Year Placed1985
Placed ByU.S. Submarine Veterans, World War II
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 5:41am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 402761 N 3394761
Decimal Degrees30.68165000, -88.01518333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 40.899', W 88° 0.911'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 40' 53.94" N, 88° 0' 54.66" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)251
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2703 Battleship Pkwy, Mobile AL 36603, US
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