U.S.S. Vincennes

U.S.S. Vincennes (HM15ZK)

Location: Vincennes, IN 47591 Knox County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 40.782', W 87° 32'

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Commemorating the patriotism, devotion to duty, valor, energy and seamanship of those Americans who served in the ships

U.S.S. Vincennes

Each a man-of-war, these ships of the United States Navy carried out missions which expanded global knowledge, opened avenues of international cultural and commercial exchange, expressed policies of peace and amity, and in time of conflict, defended the ideals of general liberty, personal freedom and human dignity throughout the world.

24 Gun Sloop of War
Commissioned Aug. 27, 1826
Decommissioned Aug. 28, 1865

Heavy Cruiser CA 44
Commissioned Feb. 27, 1937
Sunk Aug. 9, 1942

Light Cruiser CL 64
Commissioned Jan. 22, 1944
Decommissioned Sept. 10, 1946

Aegis Cruiser CG 49
Commissioned July 6, 1985
[Decommissioned June 29, 2005]
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HM NumberHM15ZK
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 8:56am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 453610 N 4281368
Decimal Degrees38.67970000, -87.53333333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 40.782', W 87° 32'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 40' 46.92" N, 87° 31' 60.00" W
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Area Code(s)812
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201 Vigo St, Vincennes IN 47591, US
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