U.S.S. Raton (SS 270) Historical

U.S.S. Raton (SS 270) Historical (HM1V0E)

Location: Manitowoc, WI 54220 Manitowoc County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 5.553', W 87° 39.329'

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Keel Laid 29 May 1942
Launched 24 January 1943
Commissioned 13 July 1943

On 16 October 1943 the U.S.S. Raton departed Brisbane, Australia, to begin her first patrol. She sank 3 vessels totalling 18,801 tons during this patrol. The Raton was credited with sinking 13 vessels totalling 44,178 tons and damaging 51,500 tons of shipping during her 7 patrols. Her crew also captured 20 Japanese sailors. She earned the Asiatic-Pacific Area Service [sic - Campaign] Medal, 6 Battle Stars, and 2 Navy Unit Commendations during these patrols. After World War II the Raton served on active duty with the Pacific Fleet, and was stricken from the Naval Register in 1969.
Raton Commissioning Crew
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HM NumberHM1V0E
Placed ByVeterans and Concerned Citizens
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Date Added Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 at 9:04pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 447528 N 4882361
Decimal Degrees44.09255000, -87.65548333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 5.553', W 87° 39.329'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 5' 33.18" N, 87° 39' 19.74" W
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Area Code(s)920
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 75 Maritime Dr, Manitowoc WI 54220, US
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