USS LIONFISH (SS298) National Historic Landmark

Battleship Cove, Fall River, Massachusetts

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USS Lionfish

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 2004

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Description 

An intact example of the standard fleet type BALAO-class submarine that played an important part in World War II. She made two patrols in the Pacific during the war, receiving one battle star for her service. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, January 14, 1986

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 30, 1976
Reference number
76002270
NR name
USS LIONFISH (SS0298) National Historic Landmark
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Balao class submarine
Area of significance
Military
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Structure
Historic functions
Naval facility; Water-related
Current function
Museum
Period of significance
1925-1949
Significant years
1943; 1945

Update Log 

  • December 10, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody

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