City of Buffalo
Leadership City Services Our City News/Calendar ePayments  


  
  
  
  
  

   [Return to Arts Commission Home Page]                                    [Return to Public Art Main Page]

 

< PREVIOUS  |  NEXT >

SUBMARINE VETERANS OF WWII MEMORIAL

 

Artwork

Title Artist Date

Submarine Veterans of World War II Memorial

Unknown Manufacturer

Dedicated 1982
 

Medium

Medium Category

Metal Torpedo mounted to Metal Brackets on Concrete Footer with Bronze Plaque
 

Decorative Object

Measurements

Unit Measure Object Height Object Width Object Depth Object Diameter
Feet N/A N/A N/A N/A
 
Unit Measure Base Height Base Width Base Depth Base Diameter
Feet N/A N/A N/A N/A

Description

Description
World War II era submarine torpedo is mounted on metal brackets. The bronze plaque located in front of the torpedo has an abstract relief depicting two fish. Inscription on plaque reads: "U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II." The plaque lists the number of submarines lost and submariners killed during World War II, and indicates that the memorial is dedicated to those men still "on patrol."





 

Biographical Info.

Bio.
This memorial was erected in 1982 by the Niagara Frontier Grenadier Chapter of the U.S. Submarine Veterans of WWII.




 

Location History

Location Purpose Date Verified Current Record
Veterans Memorial Park along the Buffalo River Display December 2003 Yes
Buffalo Auditorium
 
Storage December 1999 No
Veterans Memorial Park along the Buffalo River Display November 1999 No

Conservation/Preservation History

Treatment Performed by Date Completed Previous Object Condition New Object Condition Previous Base Condition New Base Condition Current Record
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Condition Survey History

Surveyed By Purpose Date Completed Object Condition Base Condition Current Record
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A