|On Eternal Patrol - USS S-36 (SS-141)|
USS S-36 (SS-141) was lost when she ran aground on Karang Takabakang (also known as Taka Bakang Reef) in the Makassar Strait, west of Southern Celebes on January 20, 1942. No men were lost in the grounding of S-36. However, one man who had been left behind in the Philippines was captured by the Japanese and subsequently died while in POW camp.
Note that one S-36 crew member, E. B. Barrett, died ashore in the Philippines in 1933.
For a brief history of the boat, please see The Loss of USS S-36.
The U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II assigned USS S-36 (SS-141)
to the State of Iowa.