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USS Lagarto Remembrance Ceremony

May 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

USS Lagarto Remembrance Ceremony, Wisconsin Maritime Museum, free, 1pm

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Keel Laid – January 12, 1944

Launched – May 28, 1944

Commissioned – October 14, 1944

USS Lagarto made two war patrols. She sank the Japanese submarine RO-49 and a cargo vessel on her first patrol.  Lagarto was sunk on her second patrol by the Japanese minelayer Hatsutaka in the Gulf of Thailand. Hatsutaka was also responsible for a depth charging of USS Cobia and was later sunk by USS Hawkbill.

The wreck of Lagarto was discovered on May 15, 2005 and is Wisconsin’s state boat.

Details

Date:
May 4
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Venue

Wisconsin Maritime Museum
75 Maritime Drive
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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Phone:
920-684-0218

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