Trophy Cannon

Trophy Cannon (HM11ZI)

Location: Rochester, NY 14620 Monroe County
Country: United States of America
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N 43° 7.92', W 77° 36.524'

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From the wreck of the Spanish Cruiser Castilla, Sunk by the American Squadron under Commodore George Dewey, in the Battle of Manila Bay, May 1st, 1898.American Squadron. Commodore George Dewey: Olympia, Baltimore, Boston, Raleigh, Concord, Hugh McCullough, Petrel.

Spanish Squadron. Rear Admiral Montojo y Pasaron: Maria Cristina, Marquis del Duero, Castilla, Manila, Isla de Cuba, Isla de Mindanao, Isla de Luzon, Don Antonio de Ulloa, Don Juan de Austria, General Lezo and Shore Batteries.

Presented to the City of Rochester by the Hon. Oscar F. Williams, U.S. Consul at Manila, and an eyewitness of the battle from the bridge of the Olympia. Erected June 14, 1902, by the Board of Park Commissioners through its committee, Henry C. Maine, H.F. Atwood, Pres. E.M. Moore. Calvin C. Laney, Supt. Edwin A. Fisher, City Eng. Wm M. Rebasz, Dr.

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HM NumberHM11ZI
Tags
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceMonument
Marker TypeHistoric Object
Marker ClassWar Memorial
Marker StyleMounted
Year Placed1902
Placed ByBoard of Park Commissioners (Rochester, NY)
Marker Condition
8 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 11:36am PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] MARK BIRMINGHAM   [2] MARK BIRMINGHAM   
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 287817 N 4778777
Decimal Degrees43.13200000, -77.60873333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 7.92', W 77° 36.524'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 7' 55.2000" N, 77° 36' 31.4400" W
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Area Code(s)585
Can be seen from road?No
Is marker in the median?No
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 150-242 Reservoir Ave, Rochester NY 14620, US
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Aug 31, 2016 at 2:17pm PDT by marlalan

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