U.S.S. Eagle-56 (PE-56)

U.S.S. Eagle-56 (PE-56) (HMXZ0)

Location: Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107 Cumberland County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 37.35', W 70° 12.518'

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In memory of the officers and crewmen of the U.S. Navy's Eagle Class Sub-Chaser U.S.S. Eagle-56 (PE-56) torpedoed and sunk by the German U-boat U-853 approximately nine miles southeast of this location on Monday, 23 April 1945 with the loss of forty-nine officers and crewmen. Thirteen survivors were rescued. The greatest loss of U.S. Navy personnel in New England waters during World War II.
HM NumberHMXZ0
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 1:49pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 402486 N 4830655
Decimal Degrees43.62250000, -70.20863333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 37.35', W 70° 12.518'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 37' 21.00" N, 70° 12' 31.08" W
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Area Code(s)207
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12 Captain Strout Cir, Cape Elizabeth ME 04107, US
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