New Suffolk Today:
A United States Submarine Veterans designated
USSVI National Memorial Site
The New Suffolk Memorial is in New Suffolk, LI, NY and is on a grassy knoll, in the sand, facing Peconic Bay.
It is within a stones’ throw of the original “Holland Torpedo Boat” docks and is within the original boatyard.
The inscription reads:
- “Be it known by all that this monument marks the location of the first United States Submarine Base and commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the United States Submarine Service which had it’s birthplace here on this point of land in the hamlet of New Suffolk, Long Island on 11 April 1900.
- This Monument is a testimony to all the gallant men who have served on submarines of the United States Navy”
Memorial was dedicated 8 April 2000
United States Submarine Veterans Long Island Base.
Information provided by
John R. Saeli USSVI Long Island Base
- © Sid Harrison – USSVI WebMaster
- From the late Floyd D. Houston’s memoribilia, the four historical images shown immediately above were submitted by the grandson of Floyd D. Houston . Mr. Houston was one of the latter owners of the New Suffolk Boatyard.