Greyhounds Of The Fleet

Greyhounds Of The Fleet (HM19BT)

Location: North Charleston, SC 29405 Charleston County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 52.073', W 79° 57.916'

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This Destroyer represents the long line of surfacewarships - Destroyers and Cruisers - which operatedfrom the Charleston Navy Base from prior to WW Iand continuing to 1995. More than fifty Destroyers, Destroyer Escorts, Sub Chasers, Cutters and PatrolGunboats as well as two Destroyer Tenders were built in the Charleston Navy Yard. These Destroyersor "Greyhounds Of The Fleet" and their crews of"Tincan Sailors", along with their sister surfaceships, sailed from Charleston into all the seas ofthe world. Some who left here to go in harm's waynever returned.
HM NumberHM19BT
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 6:37pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 596806 N 3637115
Decimal Degrees32.86788333, -79.96526667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 52.073', W 79° 57.916'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 52' 4.38" N, 79° 57' 54.96" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1061 Everglades Ave, North Charleston SC 29405, US
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