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USS Cod Submarine Memorial

1089 E 9th St, North Coast Harbor, Cleveland, OH 44114
216 566 8770
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Ranked #9 of 73 Attractions in Cleveland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Ships, Landmarks
Owner description: Tour the submarine responsible for the sinking of nearly 30,000 tons of Japanese ships during WWII.
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Type: Historic Sites, Ships, Landmarks
Owner description: Tour the submarine responsible for the sinking of nearly 30,000 tons of Japanese ships during WWII.

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Ok, I am a guy and guys like this sort of thing. The USS Cod is worth visiting on a regular basis, just to savor the experience and think back to the men that served on this vessel near 70 years ago. The quarters are small, where the men lived, fought and survived. To look at her and think, this,... More 

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Connellsville, Pennsylvania, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

while at a submarine reunion in Cleveland, our group visited the USS COD, everyone had a good time and we would recommend to others

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This was my first visit to a WWII submarine and it was awesome! The submarine is well preserved and is in excellent condition. I went on a Saturday in July when the USS Cod was celebrating an anniversary when US sailors rescued foreign sailors stranded at sea so admission was free, otherwise I believe admission is $10 per person. The... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I have attended the last two annual Halloween programs and they were great. This year's program on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 17 & 18, 7 to 9:30 p.m., tells spooky but true tales from Cod's amazing history with the added bang of deck gun firing demonstrations every 30 min. That should blast any lake witches or sea monsters out of... More 

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Pine Plains, New York, USA
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42 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

It was great to climb down into the sub just like the men who served on the Cod. All the docents clearly love the sub and sharing the history with visitors. The Cod is a great way to experience what life was like on a submarine. It was very interesting to see where they slept and ate and lived in... More 

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41 reviews 41 reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Interesting, but for less agile people hard to manoeuvre how did those sub mariners do it. Items on board could be explained better and better lighting as well

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Hopewell, New York
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60 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

From the time you climb down the hatch into the Cod you can imagine yourself among the crew. Loading torpedos, hitting your head on a pipe fitting just two inches above you head while you lie in your bunk. Smelling the bread baking in the galley. The audio tour is informative, but just poking around is great fun. This was... More 

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Great experience. After initially climbing into this submarine, it was a very informative journey. Information stations give useful facts and the guys who have rebuilt this make sure you can imagine what it was like. I sure would have preferred the captains quarters, this was luxury! Hubby thoroughly enjoyed playing on the gun that youncan simulate and turn - what... More 

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Mattoon, Illinois
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323 reviews 323 reviews
14 attraction reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Days number six and seven of our Circle Lake Erie trip were spent discovering Cleveland. After lunch on our first day, we stopped and toured the USS Cod, a submarine responsible for sinking over 30,000 tons of enemy water craft during WWII. I quite enjoyed being able to go through this old boat, getting a glimpse of and hearing about... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Extremely well preserved WWII submarine, great on your own tour of the boat with good audio as you go. The boat is super clean and well maintained above and below decks and this is a must stop for anyone interested in maritime items. Very nice place to visit and convenient to downtown and the other tourists stops

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