Evidence of the Shipyard at Jones PointIn May 2000, this rudder was recovered along the banks of the Potomac River near Jones Point. Measuring over 22 feet high and 4.5 feet wide, the rudder is of the variety used to outfit steel cargo ships constructed between 1918 and 1920 at the Virginia Shipbuilding Corporation site. Except for concrete building foundations and the finishing pier, the rudder is the last remnant of the shipbuilding industry at Jones Point.
|Placed By||National Park Service|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 7:24am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 322708 N 4295753|
|Decimal Degrees||38.79271667, -77.04140000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 47.563', W 77° 2.484'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 47' 33.78" N, 77° 2' 29.04" W|
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|Area Code(s)||202, 703, 571|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 116-120 Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge, Alexandria VA 22314, US|
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