MARQUETTE MARITIME MUSEUM,
A MEMORIAL TO COMMEMORATE THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF CAPTAIN DAVID
H. McCLINTOCK, CAPTAIN BLADEN D. CLAGGETT, THE OFFICERS AND CREWS OF THE
USS DARTER (SS-227) AND THE USS DACE (SS-247), AND ALL WORLD WAR II SUBMARINERS
THE "GROUND-BREAKING" CEREMONY, MAY 29th,
Left to Right: Captain Bladen D. Claggett, USN (Ret.), Commanding
Officer of the USS Dace (SS-247), Captain Arthur A. Bennett, USN (Ret.),
Prime Mover for the Recognition Project, and Captain David H. McClintock,
USN (Ret.), Commanding Officer of the USS Darter (SS-227).
Captain David H. McClintock addresses the 450 attendees. To
his left is the Master of Ceremonies, CE1 Frank C. Donckers, III. The Featured
Speaker, Rear Admiral G. J. Flannery, USN (Ret.), gave a moving address,
including a reenactment of the battle orders of the two Commanding Officers
from October 20th to October 24th, 1944.
(Photos Courtesy of Dr. Charles Wright of Marquette, Co-Chairman
of the McClintock Recognition Committee)
Marquette Maritime Museum, 300 Lake Shore Blvd., and the location
of the Exhibits.