MARQUETTE MARITIME MUSEUM,
McCLINTOCK ANNEX EXHIBITS
The McClintock Annex focuses on the extraordinary story of the
submarines USS Darter (SS-227) and USS Dace (SS-247) and their role in
the Battle of Leyte Gulf, October 23-26, 1944. Leyte Gulf, Philippine Islands,
was the largest Naval Battle in history and the pivotal point in the defeat
of the Japanese Empire. The Annex is named for Captain David H. McClintock,
USN, Retired, a Marquette native, and the Commanding Officer of the USS
Darter during the fierce battle.
Key Exhibits in the Annex include: A large three-dimensional
diorama depicting the Ambush at Palawan Passage, and the roles of the submarines
USS Darter and Dace; A working periscope from the submarine USS Rasher
(SS/SSR/AGSS-269); A host of World War II memorabilia.
(Images Courtesy of Fred Stonehouse, Marquette Maritime Museum,