U.S.S. Rock (SS 274) Historical

U.S.S. Rock (SS 274) Historical (HM1V0G)

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 23 December 1942
Launched 20 June 1943
Commissioned 26 October 1943

On 8 February 1944 the U.S.S. Rock departed Pearl Harbor to begin her first patrol. The Rock was credited with sinking 1 vessel and damaging 42,282 tons of shipping during her 6 patrols. She was decommissioned on 1 May 1946. In 1951 the Rock was converted to a Migrain III type radar picket submarine. On 12 October 1953 she was recommissioned, and on 23 July 1954 she departed San Diego to begin the first of 4 tours in the western Pacific. She was stricken from the Naval Register in 1969.
Robalo Commissioning Crew
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HM NumberHM1V0G
Placed ByVeterans and Concerned Citizens
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Date Added Thursday, October 13th, 2016 at 5:01am PDT -07:00
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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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