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USS Cod Submarine Memorial

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Address: 1089 E 9th St, North Coast Harbor, Cleveland, OH 44114-1003
Phone Number: 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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the tour was surprising

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Cleveland, Ohio
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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank 509hopeb
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 

Thank Cheryl L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to spend a sunny few hours to discovered the brave and courageous man who helped save this country by risking their lives. Explore the past and see if you would have had the courage to stay aboard!

Thank KerwinN
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Surprisingly fun. We learned so much and have a great appreciation for our navel men and women living in such small quarters.

Thank cstinnin
Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Very interesting to see what life was like in a WW2 submarine. The docents were very knowledgeable. It is very well kept up with original furnishings. We had a preschooler and elementary schooler and both enjoyed it. They especially liked the turrets and 50 cal guns. There is free parking right in front and picnic tables. We took a picnic... More 

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