The Paddle Bell

The Paddle Bell (HM44C)

Location: Annapolis, MD 21401 Anne Arundel County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 58.874', W 76° 28.588'

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U. S. S. Paddle (SS 263) carried this bell throughout World War II. Similar bells were carried by all U. S. Submarines.

Upon this bell we toll the loss of 52 American submarines and crew of 3,621 officers and enlisted men who went down fighting during WW II.
Additionally, we recognize those lost during peace time operations:
U.S.S. Thresher (SSN 593) - 129 Crew
U.S.S. Scorpion (SSN 589) - 99 Crew

May the list end here

Sailor rest your oar
HM NumberHM44C
Year Placed2000
Placed ByU.S. Submarine Veterans WW II DelMarVa Chapter, U.S. Submarine Veterans, Inc. Chesapeake Base
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 6:57am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 372113 N 4315730
Decimal Degrees38.98123333, -76.47646667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 58.874', W 76° 28.588'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 58' 52.44" N, 76° 28' 35.28" W
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Area Code(s)410, 301, 443, 202, 703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101 Turner Joy Rd, Annapolis MD 21401, US
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