To book special group tours: For group tours/rates of 10 or more, please contact to book tours (guide may be available).
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Voice: To contact Cod's ticket booth, please call 440-832-9722

Group and School Information

Interested in joining the USS Cod crew? Everyone is welcome to join the diverse crew that maintains, restores, and brings to life this amazing National Historic Landmark submarine. To find out how, contact: Paul Farace

Please address all correspondence to USS COD Submarine Memorial to the following business address:
5274 Townsend Rd.
Richfield, OH 44286

Please do not use any other address including the 1089 E 9th St., or North Marginal Rd. addresses! They no longer exist and are not recognized by the USPS.



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USS COD SS-224 World War II Fleet Submarine

The USS COD Submarine Memorial is a National Historic Landmark and is docked in Cleveland, Ohio.


Our official opening for dailly tours in the 2022 season, is Saturday, April 30th. Cod will be open every day of the week 10am to 5pm. Last visitors go below at 4:30pm.

During the pre-season, USS Cod is often available for self-guided tours, if weather and work projects below deck permit. To find out if tours are available on the day you would like to visit, call our duty office at 440-832-9722 close to the time you would like to visit. Our admission prices are: $14 for adults, $12 seniors and veterans, $8 youths (grades K-12). Preschoolers and active duty in military uniform are admitted for free.



Monday, May 30, Memorial Day- commemoration aboard Cod. Various events beginning at 8 am.


Saturday, July 9, Dutch Submarine O-19 Rescue Commemoration Event 2 pm.

View the USS Cod's Cold War Crew

Come fly over USS Cod at her North Coast Harbor dock in this incredible video created by Cod Crewman Jon Bradrick on Monday, Sep. 11, 2017.

School field trips to COD have been very popular and are encouraged as an educational and entertaining experience for area youngsters. Free parking and discounts from the already nominal admission fees are provided. To contact Cod's ticket booth, pleas call 440-832-9722, or use the e-mail address below to make arrangements for field trips. During our off-season our telephone is not answered, so please use e-mail to contact us.

Our group admission prices are: $12 for adults, $10 seniors and veterans, $7 youths (grades K-12). Preschoolers and active duty in military uniform are admitted for free.

Come aboard and travel back in time to a place where survival depended upon silence, deep water, and well aimed torpedoes. USS Cod is where Cleveland honors its veterans!

COD is docked in Cleveland's North Coast Harbor, on North Marginal Rd., between E. 9th St., and Burke Lakefront Airport, about 1,000 feet east of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Use the East 9th St. exits of Interstates 71, 77, and the Memorial Shoreway. Look for USS COD signs to direct you to our site.

USS COD Documentary

Our friends at World of Warships, Naval Legends have produced a fantastic two-part documentary
on the USS Cod. It's a great overall look at Cod and her role in WWII submarine combat. Enjoy!

Other News

We recently acquired two GM Cleveland Model 248 engines that had originally been used aboard another WW-II submarine, USS Stingray SS-186. The two engines will be used for parts for the restoration of Cod's engines. These very large V-16, 1,600 HP diesel engines were originally built right here in Cleveland, Ohio -- the last in 1943. Each engine, with its attached DC electrical generator, weighs about 43,000 pounds (21,000 kG). Here is a photo showing one of these engines loaded aboard a transporter.

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Cod's Mark IV Torpedo Data Computer has been restored to full operation. Click here to see a few photos of this amazing mechanical computer.

Dive Deeper:

  • Take a Virtual Tour of The USS COD
  • Aerial View of COD's Mooring Site
  • About The USS COD
  • Torpedoes coming aboard!
  • COD's Commissioning Crew
  • COD's WW-II Combat Statistics
  • WW-II Sailing List
  • Submarine Systems and Procedures

    Note: The United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. has established a local chapter called Cod Base, USSVI. We are proud to support them in their mission, but the two groups are separate and independent organizations.

    Help Support The USS COD Submarine Memorial!

    As a 501 (c) 3 non-profit we accept donations to further the restoration and maintenance of this National Historic Landmark submarine.You can make a check payable to USS COD Submarine Memorial and send it to us at our business address: 5274 Townsend Rd., Richfield, Ohio 44286. We will reply with a thank you letter that will acknowledge your donation for tax purposes.

    Last revised 01 MAR 2022
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