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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
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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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Very interesting glimpse of a real life submarine

The USS Cod is a successful submarine vessel during World War 2 and is a hidden gem alongside the Lake near the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Be prepared to climb up and down the... read more

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The USS Cod is a successful submarine vessel during World War 2 and is a hidden gem alongside the Lake near the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Be prepared to climb up and down the ladder which is intimidating at first glance but not as bad thanks to the helpfulness of the guide. Once down below, you appreciate those... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

great site for war enthusiasts as all parts of the submarine is still accessible from end to end be prepared to climb down ladders and the audio tour is excellent. Lots of history from WW2 the volunteers have done an great job of preserving this sub.

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Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While my husband and I had toured a ship such as this before, our kids had not and we all enjoyed the experience. Our 4 yr old grandson liked seeing where the men "ate lunch" and slept. Those two things seemed to be important to him :) I do have to say though that the way to get into and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ever want to see what a submarine looks like on the inside? Be prepared to climb down the ladder and experience for a bit what a real submariner felt like. The volunteers, mostly former submariners, are friendly and have lots of stories to share. They can answer practically any question you might have about life as a submariner and about... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Cod is a great experience to see what our Navy personnel had to deal with while defending us. It is not expensive and there are many other attractions in the area. If you are claustrophobic you may want to think twice as the are inside is narrow with no windows, etc. It's not too bad though as I took... More 

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Shaker Heights, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We planned on our visit to the USS Cod to be a quick submarine tour...until we met Frank in the very first compartment. He educated and entertained us for 2 hours with his extensive knowledge of the workings of a submarine, the crew, life on the USS Cod, and the battles fought. He really turned our casual visit into a... More 

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Middlesex, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of history about the war. Nice to walk thru the ship. The people was nice there. They was willing to answer any questions you might have.

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New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The USS COD was possibly the highlight of my trip Cleveland. I definitely recommend a visit. We were there in August on a Tuesday and it wasn't busy, but there were a few other people. The sub is docked on the Lake and is easily accessed from Downtown. It's $10 to get in and well worth it. Tip: there's a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Of the submarines I've been on, this was the best one. You get to see most everything from fore to aft. Go at your own pace, some reading, and audio tours. I was impressed and had fun! However, you actually use the hatches to get in and out, can be difficult for some.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth going from across the great lakes area to see. This ship is amazing with animated guides who make the ship come to life.

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