USS Cole Sailors Memorial - Lewiston, ID.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member River_Cat16
N 46° 23.932 W 117° 01.215
11T E 498443 N 5138366
This plaque was placed honoring the sailors lost during the terrorist attack on the USS Cole.
Waymark Code: WM45V0
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 07/11/2008
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft
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On October 12th 2000 terrorists attacked on the USS Cole as she was refueling. A small boat full of explosives caused a 40 by 60 hole in the hull of the ship and the loss of 17 brave sailors lives. The suicide attack cause the Cole to have to be returned home aboard the Norwegian heavy lift ship SS. Blue Marlin, on October 31st of that year. The link below is the Cole's official website.
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