U.S.S. Lamprey (SS 372) Historical

U.S.S. Lamprey (SS 372) Historical (HM1V3T)

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 22 February 1944
Launched 18 June 1944
Commissioned 17 November 1944

On 17 February 1945 the U.S.S. Lamprey departed Pearl Harbor to begin her first patrol off the coast of Luzon in the Philippines. The Lamprey's second patrol was conducted in the Gulf of Siam. On her third patrol she sank a small craft with gunfire in the Singapore area. During this patrol she received word of the war's end. The Lamprey earned the Asiatic-Pacific Area Service [sic - Campaign] Medal and 4 Battle Stars during her 3 patrols. She was decommissioned on 3 June 1946. On 21 July 1960 the Lamprey was transferred to Argentina where she served under the name, Santiago del Estero.
Lamprey Commissioning Crew
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HM NumberHM1V3T
Placed ByVeterans and Concerned Citizens
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Date Added Sunday, October 16th, 2016 at 9:02pm 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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