Eternal Reefs Completes the On Eternal Patrol Memorial Reef

November 5, 2019 – In time for Veterans Day, Eternal Reefs announces it has completed the first and only ocean memorial to the 65 lost United States submarines and more than 4,000 officers and crew who remain forever “on eternal patrol.” The memorial is the first and only such one honoring these brave military veterans in the environment in which they served, the sea. The On Eternal Patrol Memorial Reef site is in public waters nine miles off Sarasota, Fla. and consists of 67 individual structures each weighing as much…

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“On Eternal Patrol Memorial Reef” To Honor 66 Lost U.S. Submarines

As Veterans Day approaches, Eternal Reefs, Inc., a Sarasota-based 501c3 memorial organization, in partnership with Reef Innovations and The Reef Ball Foundation, announces plans to create the “On Eternal Patrol Memorial Reef.” The new underwater reef will be a collection of 67 reef balls representing the first ever undersea memorial to honor the crews of all 66 U.S. manned submarines that never returned and remain On Eternal Patrol and one reef ball representing the crews and boats lost in non-sinking accidents. The On Eternal Patrol Memorial Reef will be dedicated…

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