U.S.S. Batfish Living History Days   - Aug 08, 2015

U.S.S. Batfish Living History Days War Memorial Park
3500 Batfish Rd
Muskogee, OK 74403

Phone: 918-682-6294
Fax: 918-682-1642
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Visit the U.S.S. Batfish Living History Days in Muskogee and transport yourself back in time to WWII onboard the U.S.S. Batfish submarine.  Witness the U.S.S. Batfish come alive as it would have been in WWII.  The Batfish Living History Association will be on hand to provide a living history experience on the U.S.S. Batfish.  Visitors to this event will also enjoy guided tours by historians dressed in 1940s Naval regalia.  

The Batfish was constructed at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in New Hampshire, launched May 5, 1943 under the sponsorship of Mrs. Nellie ...

Visit the U.S.S. Batfish Living History Days in Muskogee and transport yourself back in time to WWII onboard the U.S.S. Batfish submarine.  Witness the U.S.S. Batfish come alive as it would have been in WWII.  The Batfish Living History Association will be on hand to provide a living history experience on the U.S.S. Batfish.  Visitors to this event will also enjoy guided tours by historians dressed in 1940s Naval regalia.  

The Batfish was constructed at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in New Hampshire, launched May 5, 1943 under the sponsorship of Mrs. Nellie W. Fortier, and commissioned on August 21, 1943.  On October 14, the Batfish was pronounced ready for battle and embarked towards Pearl Harbor via the Panama Canal.  The Batfish participated in seven war patrols, claimed a total of 15 ships sunk for 37,484 tons and damaged three other ships.  Attend U.S.S. Batfish Living History Days for a fantastic display of WWII living history.

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