Serving the Fleet

Serving the Fleet (HM14U7)

Location: Boston, MA 02129 Suffolk County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 22.421', W 71° 3.354'

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By 1940 this navy yard supported a powerful fleet of modern steel ships. Where once carpenters, joiners, and sail- makers responded to the morning shipyard bell, now a shrill steam whistle summoned welders, boilermakers, and electronics specialists to their work stations. Engines, railways, and cranes filled the navy yard.During World War II, the navy yard built 320 vessels, docked 2,000 , outfitted 11,000 and overhauled or repaired 3,000.
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HM NumberHM14U7
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Placed ByBoston National Historical Park Charleston Navy Yard -National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 11:35am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 330731 N 4693314
Decimal Degrees42.37368333, -71.05590000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 22.421', W 71° 3.354'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 22' 25.26" N, 71° 3' 21.24" W
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Area Code(s)617, 781, 857
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20 1st Ave, Boston MA 02129, US
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