Macedonian Monument

Macedonian Monument (HM4KI)

Location: Annapolis, MD 21401 Anne Arundel County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 59.001', W 76° 29.155'

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[Front of Monument (Bronze Relief)]:
? Capture of the Macedonian ?
? The American Frigate United States ?
Commodore Stephen Decatur, cruising between the Azores and Cape Verde Islands on October 25, 1812, was sighted by the British frigate
? Macedonian ?
Captain John S. Carden, and the two ships joined action. A sanguinary fight was maintained, when after two hours, the Macedonian losing her mizzenmast and main topmast, became unmanageable and with 104 casualties out of a total of 254 and many of her guns disabled, hauled down her colors.

[Back of Monument]:
Figurehead & 4 - 18 poundersof the British Frigate
Macedonian
captured October 25th 1812by the United States Frigate
United States
under command of Captain Stephen Decatur,United States Navy
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Details
HM NumberHM4KI
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
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Year Placed1925
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 5:53am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 371298 N 4315978
Decimal Degrees38.98335000, -76.48591667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 59.001', W 76° 29.155'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 59' 0.06" N, 76° 29' 9.30" W
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Area Code(s)410, 301, 443, 202, 703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2 Maryland Ave, Annapolis MD 21401, US
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