In Memory of Our Shipmates

In Memory of Our Shipmates (HM21)

Location: Whitethorn, CA 95589 Humboldt County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 1.338', W 124° 4.175'

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In memory of our shipmates and friends. On July 12, 1994, Coast Guard Helicopter 6541 responded to a mayday from a sailing vessel in distress south of Shelter Cove, CA. While searching for the vessel in heavy fog, the helicopter crashed into the cliff ¼ mile north by north east of this location in position 40-01.5 North, 124-03.8 West. All hands perished in the crash.

Crew of Coast Guard Helicopter 6541:Lt Laurence Williams, Pilot · Lt Mark Koteek, Co-Pilot · ASMCS Peter Leeman, Rescue Swimmer · AM1 Michael Gill, Flight Mechanic.
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HM NumberHM21
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
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Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 2:26am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 408729 N 4430780
Decimal Degrees40.02230000, -124.06958333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 1.338', W 124° 4.175'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 1' 20.28" N, 124° 4' 10.50" W
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Area Code(s)707
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1083-1099 Lower Pacific Dr, Whitethorn CA 95589, US
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