USS Essex (CV-9) Anchor Historical

USS Essex (CV-9) Anchor Historical (HM1XT3)

Location: Pensacola, FL 32508 Escambia County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 20.936', W 87° 18.205'

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Stamped with its weight of 30,210 lb., this anchor was manufactured at the Norfolk Navy Yard in 1942 and installed on the aircraft carrier Essex (CV-9), whiuch was commissioned the same year. This anchor was aboard the carrier until her decommissioning in 1975, having over the course of more than three decades of service splashed into forward anchorages and ports of call in the Pacific Ocean and Mediterranean. During a succession of World War II victories, the Essex earned a Presidential Unit Citation and 13 battle stars. In the Korean War, she received a Navy unit commendation and 4 battle stars.
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HM NumberHM1XT3
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 470839 N 3357490
Decimal Degrees30.34893333, -87.30341667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 20.936', W 87° 18.205'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 20' 56.16" N, 87° 18' 12.3" W
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Area Code(s)850
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1750 Radford Blvd, Pensacola FL 32508, US
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