USS Croaker (SSK-246)

Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park
Buffalo, New York
USS Croaker and the USS Little Rock
Courtesy of the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park
USS Croaker and the USS Little Rock Forest Forest


Embark on a journey with the USS Croaker, a historic submarine located in Buffalo, New York. This naval vessel served during World War II and is now open for public tours.

Step aboard and experience the life of a submariner as you navigate through its narrow hallways and peep through its periscope. The USS Croaker was launched in 1943 and completed six war patrols, earning four battle stars for its service. As you explore the ship, you will learn about its impressive combat history and the brave men who served on board.

The USS Croaker also played an important role in experimental diving during the Cold War, making it a significant piece of American military history. It was decommissioned in 1968 and then opened as a museum in 1988.

Not only does the USS Croaker offer an educational experience, but it also provides stunning views of Lake Erie from its deck. So come aboard and immerse yourself in this living piece of history while enjoying the scenic beauty that surrounds it.

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79 Marine Dr
Buffalo, New York
Lat: 42.87, Long: -78.8
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Last Updated On: 1/14/2024 9:36:44 PM
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