USS Batfish (SS-310) - Muskogee, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog
N 35° 47.670 W 095° 18.655
15S E 291165 N 3963619
Quick Description: The USS Batfish, a WWII-era Balao-class submarine, is on display at Muskogee War Memorial Park in Muskogee, Oklahoma
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 1/5/2021 10:47:59 AM
Waymark Code: WM13M66
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 1

Long Description:
USS Batfish is a Balao-class submarine, commissioned in May 1943 and best known for sinking three Japanese submarines in a 72-hour period. Decommissioned in 1969, she was acquired by the State of Oklahoma, towed up the Arkansas River to her current position, and restored as a museum ship. Visitors can walk the length of the ship from bow to stern, viewing almost every location within the submarine except for the conning tower. See the link above for current hours of operation.
Type of vessel: Balao-class submarine; commissioned 5/5/1943; decommissioned 1/11/1969

Hours of use: From: 10:00 AM To: 6:00 PM

Admission? Cost?: 6

Parking Coordinates: N 35° 47.610 W 095° 18.625

Date: 5/5/1943

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