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USS Cod

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The USS Cod, a Gato-class submarine was commissioned in 1943 and fought in World War II and participated in training exercises during the Cold War. Today it is a Museum Ship and a US National Historic Landmark.

The Historical Exhibits of the USS Cod include:

Further information about the USS Cod is available via the following links:

Essential Facts:

  • Name:                   USS Cod
  • City:                       Cleveland
  • Country:               United States
  • Established:        Museum – 1976, Submarine commissioned – 1943
  • Type:                     Submarine Museum

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“Of all the branches of men in the forces there is none which shows more devotion and faces grimmer perils than the submariners.” Winston Churchill

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Photo Credit: By GordonMakryllos (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons