U.S.S. Kraken (SS 370) Historical

U.S.S. Kraken (SS 370) Historical (HM1V3K)

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 14 December 1943
Launched 30 April 1944
Commissioned 8 September 1944

On 12 December 1944 the U.S.S. Kraken departed Pearl Harbor to begin her first patrol, during which she rescued a downed American airman. She earned 1 Battle Star and was not credited with sinking any vessels over 500 tons during her 4 patrols. The Kraken returned to the United States for inactivation on 4 February 1946. On 24 October 1959 the Kraken was transferred to Spain where she served under the name, Almirante Garcia de los Reyes.
Kraken Commissioning Crew
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HM NumberHM1V3K
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Placed ByVeterans and Concerned Citizens
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 16th, 2016 at 5:01pm 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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