Wisconsin Chapter of the United States Submarine Veterans of World War II Memorial

© Photographed September 13, 2015
Erected 1988 by Wisconsin Chapter of the
United States Submarine Veterans of World War II
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
43.040469,-87.897009
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STILL ON PATROL
U.S. Navy submarines
paid heavily for
their success in
World War II.
A total of
374 officers and
3131 men are on
board these 52
U.S. submarines
still on "Patrol".
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.
Commanded Submarine Force 1943-1946
P.F.S. 59

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This memorial was dedicated
to our lost shipmates by the
Wisconsin Chapter of the
United States Submarine
Veterans of World War II
during the National Memorial Service
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
September 3, 1988

The memorial is located at the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center at 750 North Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202.

NOTE: This memorial is dedicated to the submarines and the men in them who were lost in World War II; those lost are "on eternal patrol".

On Eternal Patrol
Dedicated to all men lost while serving in the U.S. Submarine Force

On Eternal Patrol - Submarines that Sustained Personnel Losses in World War II
This link has links to all the submarines listed on the plaque, and the names of all the men lost while serving on each submarine.

Milwaukee County War Memorial Center

The plaques are mounted to a pillar inside the 

The memorial is located inside the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center.


The memorial is located at the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center.

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