For those trying to plan their summer vacation routes, here is some information on museum subs in the Great Lakes area. Mileages and travel times from MapQuest.
U-505 at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 Lake Shore Drive. Distance from Carmel is about 172 miles, 3 hours 29 minutes. The new U-505 exhibit hall is scheduled to open in Spring of 2005.
USS SILVERSIDE (SS 236) 1346 Bluff Street, Muskegon, MI is about 249 miles and 5 hr 43 minutes away.
USS COD (SS224) ia at 1089 East 9th STreet in Cleveland, OH. Travel is about 324 miles, 5 hr 18 min. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and the Steamship MATHER are a short walk away.
USS COBIA (SS245) is at 75 Maritime Drive, next to the Wisconsin Maritime Museum in Manitowoc. Travvel is about 349 mile, 6 hr 27 min. Electric Boat built 28 GATO &BALAO class subs here during WWII.
USS CROAKER (SS 246) is at 1 Naval Park Cove in Buffalo, NY. About 516 miles from Carmel with an 8 hour drive.