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NH 42077 Memorial to USS Swordfish (SS-193)

Photo #: NH 42077  Memorial to USS Swordfish (SS-193)
Title: Memorial to USS Swordfish (SS-193)
Description: At St. Paul, Minnesota, January 1967. It features a torpedo and has plaques on either side, one in memory of Swordfish crewmen lost with their submarine off Okinawa in January 1945. The other plaque memorializes the fifty-one other U.S. Navy submarines lost during World War II. The memorial was financed and built by the City Council, Minnesota Building Tradesmen and the Minnesota Viking Squadron of the U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 42077
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