U.S.S. Pogy (SS 266) Historical

U.S.S. Pogy (SS 266) Historical (HM1UUB)

Location: Manitowoc, WI 54220 Manitowoc County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 5.553', W 87° 39.329'

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Keel Laid 15 September 1941
Launched 23 June 1942
Commissioned 10 January 1943

On 15 April 1943 the U.S.S. Pogy departed Pearl Harbor to begin her first patrol. The Pogy sank 3 vessels, including a 5,000 ton transport loaded with troops, during her fourth patrol. By the end of the was she completed 10 patrols. She was credited with sinking 16 ships totalling 62,633 tons and damaging 33,184 tons of shipping. The Pogy earned the Asiatic-Pacific Area Service [sic - Campaign] Medal, 8 Battle Stars, and the Navy Unit Commendation during these 10 patrols. She was stricken from the Naval Register in 1958.
Peto Commissioning Crew
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Placed ByVeterans and Concerned Citizens
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Date Added Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 at 9:02pm 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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