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USS Cod Submarine Memorial

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Address: 1089 E 9th St, North Coast Harbor, Cleveland, OH 44114
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+1 216-566-8770

Tour the submarine responsible for the sinking of nearly 30,000 tons of...

Tour the submarine responsible for the sinking of nearly 30,000 tons of Japanese ships during WWII.

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Adds to the diversity of the Lakefront

Near the Science Museum, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and other attractions it is an interesting stop....especially if you are a naval history buff.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 November 2016
Greenville, South Carolina
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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Near the Science Museum, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and other attractions it is an interesting stop....especially if you are a naval history buff.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Being from Quebec, I have never - and probably never will - be aboard an actual submarine. A submarine, y'all! What an exciting experience, both from a historical and an adventure perspective. You even get to reenact living in the actual sub, making it even more memorable. I highly recommend!

2 Thank Jade C
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Not for everyone, tight spaces, if you enjoy military circa 1945 worth a look. It does establish the fact that early submariners were a very tough breed...one interesting fact, due to a treaty with Canada, the USS Cod has no propeller.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

there is not a lot of headroom , the ceilings are surprisingly short , but overall the tour was great

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

A most noteworthy craft that has been excellently restored! It seems they only lost one man to an accident through the war in the pacific, but the sub took a tool on Japanese shipping. Very good attention to detail through the sub, many “audio experience” displays that help to tell the story of shipboard life on a submarine of this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is a great stop if you have an hour or so, to really get to explore the submarine. It's amazing how many men stayed in the sub at one time. There is a lot to explore, and you get to climb down into it the same way they did. So, be prepared for some steep ladders. I wouldn't take... More 

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Saint Joseph
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were very impressed with this submarine!! Everything is exactly as it was during WWII. To think our fathers who fought in WWII fought on a ship like this was amazing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We had a great visit to the Cod. First of all, they have a free parking lot for Cod visitors. The volunteers are friendly and both the printed guide and the audio guides on board are informative. It is really important that we all see what it truly was like for our armed forces in World War II. Everything is... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We planned this day as a family outing and I was pleasantly surprised by the experience. Let me warn you that this is not for the faint of heart, you are literally climbing down into a submarine and through portholes from room to room. It was unbelievable to see how the brave sailors lived and fought. In each room there... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

From a distance, this submarine looks like a ship, but that was intentional, according to the information during the tour. The tour is self-guided, but we received a brochure at registration that provided information about the history of the ship and its role in serving in World War II. The sub is open above and below deck, to explore how... More 

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