U.S.S. Lizardfish (SS 373) Historical

U.S.S. Lizardfish (SS 373) Historical (HM1V3R)

Location: Manitowoc, WI 54220 Manitowoc County
Country: United States of America
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N 44° 5.553', W 87° 39.329'

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Keel Laid 14 March 1944
Launched 16 July 1944
Commissioned 30 December 1944

On 9 April 1945 the U.S.S. Lizardfish departed Pearl Harbor to begin her first Patrol. The Lizardfish was credited with sinking one vessel, a submarine chaser, during her 2 patrols. She earned the Asiatic-Pacific Area Service [sic - Campaign] Medal and 1 Battle Star during her 2 patrols. Following her return to the United States, she was decommissioned and put in reserve on 24 June 1946. The Lizardfish was assigned to the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard on 16 March 1959 to be fitted-out with a snorkel. On 9 January 1960 she was transferred to Italy where she served under the name, Evangelista Torricelli.
Lizardfish Commissioning Crew
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HM NumberHM1V3R
Placed ByVeterans and Concerned Citizens
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Date Added Sunday, October 16th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
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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