U.S.S. Pompon (SS 267) Historical

U.S.S. Pompon (SS 267) Historical (HM1UZM)

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 26 November 1941
Launched 15 August 1942
Commissioned 17 March 1943

On 10 July 1943 the U.S.S. Pompon left Brisbane, Australia, to begin her first patrol. She sank a 5,871 ton transport during this patrol. On her sixth and most successful patrol the Pompon sank 2 vessels, including a 2,718 ton transport. She completed 9 patrols during which she was credited with sinking 3 vessels totalling 13,470 tons. The Pompon earned the Asiatic-Pacific Area Service [sic - Campaign] Medal and 4 Battle Stars during her 9 patrols. In 1960 she was stricken from the Naval Register.
Pompon Commissioning Crew
[Names Not Transcribed]
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HM NumberHM1UZM
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Placed ByConcerned Citizens and Groups
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Date Added Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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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