Memorial to USS Herring (SS-233)

Memorial to USS Herring (SS-233) (HM1F5W)

Location: Mobile, AL 36603 Mobile County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 40.901', W 88° 0.91'

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— Submarines and the Battleship Park —

Panel 1:
Anderson, Fred H., RT1
Anderson, John L., Jr., MoMM2
Armstrong, James E., RM1
Balestrieri, S., ENS
Blair, Jack L., S2
Blevins, J.T., S1
Boucher, Leo J., S1
Brennan, James J., TM2
Bronder, John J., SC2
Brown, Weldson, S2
Burkett, Timothy, CK1
Burton, Charles E., MoMM2
Campbell, Nathaniel, STM2
Carroll, Malcolm D., CMoMM
Carter, Robert A., TM3
Chouinard, Robert A., TM1
Christopherson, R. W., TM1
Compton, John N., LTjg
Cook, Arnold J., MoMM2
Cunningham, Edward P., ENS
Cushion, Henry, EM1
Dawkins, James, MoMM1
Devenport, Robert E., TM3
Edginton, Franklin K., F1
Eitelbach, W. J.,Jr., MoMM1
Fleming, Clyde D., S2
French, George W., MoMM3
Gagnon, Donald R., F2
Gregory, James LeRoy, TM3
Groshens, Charles G., EM2
Grote, Clifford H., RM3
Guerra, Armand A., CPhM
Harper, Paul, TM3
Haskell, Robert G., MoMM2
Hill, Billy G., S1
Hofman, William A., LTjg
Isbell, Lawrence H., SC3
Johnson, John M., MoMM2
Johnson, Laurel K., S2
Johnson, Samuel L. Jr., RM3
Kelly, Earl A., EM2
Kostal, Michael F. Jr., LTjg.
Leahy, Edward L. Jr., LT
Lewis, Warren E., TM3
Loftis, Rex H., MoMM1
Mack, Robert L., RM3
Mason, Wilbur, J., LT-XO
Mayes, John B., SM3
McCreary, John W., Jr., COM
McLendon, Willie R., TM3
Merriman, Joel A., Jr., STM2
Millis, Robert S., CEM
Mitchell, Gordon R., EM3
Much, Herbert B., F1
Odom, Lester, F2
O'Howell, Harry J., CMoMM
Payne, Robert E., GM2
Pepera, Gabriel J., FC2
Perkins, James G., S1
Poland, Carl E., SM3
Potvin, Omer P., QM3
Pressnall, William B., ENS
Price, S. Herbert, EM2
Riley, Charles E., MoMM2
Robbins, Donald, L., MoMM3
Rockwell, Emerson E., EM1
Ryan, Donald E., MoMM3
Saarm, Andrey H., MoMM3
Schmidt, Charles A., F1
Smiley, W. Kenneth, GM3
Stern, William, S1
Stoneking, Robert A., SC3
Sutherland, James A., F1
Swanson, Frederick A., Y2
Twigg, Allan W., EM1
Van Matre, Van Harlan, EM3
Vreeland, Le Roy M., Cox
Wagoner, George E., FC3
Walker, Carmen D., MoMM2
Walsh, John R., EM3
Way, Kenneth H., S1
Wilson, Howard R., TM2
Wuertele, Elmer C., S1
Zabriskie, David, Jr., LCDR-CO

"God Bless Their Gallant Souls"


Panel 2:
The Alabama chapter of the U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War has erected this plaque to honor the memory of shipmates serving in the U.S. Navy submarine Herring, lost with all hands on June 1, 1944, while Herring was attacking a Japanese convoy off Matsuwa Island, Kuriles. During this attack Herring sank Hiburi Maru, 3214 tons, and Iwake Maru, 4365 tons. In turn, was sunk by two direct hits from enemy shore batteries. Herring had an outstanding record during World War II, serving in both the Atlantic and Pacific. During Herring's eight war patrols she sank 58,602 tons of enemy shipping and damaged 8400 tons. The total of 13 ships sunk included the Nazi U-163 and the Jap[anese] destroyer escort Ishighaki..
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HM NumberHM1F5W
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Year Placed1976
Placed ByU.S. Submarine Veterans, World War II
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 7:51am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 402763 N 3394764
Decimal Degrees30.68168333, -88.01516667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 40.901', W 88° 0.91'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 40' 54.06" N, 88° 0' 54.60" W
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Area Code(s)251
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2703 Battleship Pkwy, Mobile AL 36603, US
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