John P. Cromwell Memorial

John P. Cromwell Memorial (HM1QWX)

Location: Henry, IL 61537 Marshall County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 6.652', W 89° 21.451'

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Still on Patrol

— World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient —

U.S. Navy submarines paid heavily for their success in World War II. A total of 374 Officers and 3,131 men are on board these 52 U.S. Submarines still on "Patrol".
Albacore, Amerjack, Arconaut, Barbel, Bonefish, Bullhead, Capelin, Cisco, Corvina, Darter, Dorado, Escolar, Flier, Colet, Crampus, Greatback, Grayling, Grenadier, Growler, Grunion, Gudceon, Harder, Herring, Kete, Lacarto, Perch, Pickerel, Pompano, Robalo, Runner, R-12, Scamp, Scorpion, Sculpin, Sealion, Seawolf, Shark I, Shark II, Snook, Swordfish, S-26, S-27, S-28, S-34, S-44, Tang, Trigger, Trout, Tullibee, Wahoo.
We shall never forget that it was our submarines that held the lines against the enemy while our fleets replaced losses, and repaired wounds. -Fleet Admiral C. W. Nimitz, U.S.N.
I can assure you that they went down fighting and that their brothers who survived them took a grim toll of our savage enemy to avenge their deaths.—Vice Admiral C. A. Lockwood, Jr. U.S.N. Commander Submarine Force 1943-1946.
Series This marker is part of the Medal of Honor Recipients series
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Date Added Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 at 9:03am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 302054 N 4553742
Decimal Degrees41.11086667, -89.35751667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 6.652', W 89° 21.451'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 6' 39.12" N, 89° 21' 27.06" W
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Area Code(s)309
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 700-714 IL-18, Henry IL 61537, US
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