Rear Admiral James Alden

Rear Admiral James Alden (HM1DVX)

Location: Portland, ME 04101 Cumberland County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 39.742', W 70° 15.053'

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Inscription
Panel 1:
[rendering of Rear Admiral James Alden]
Born in Portland March 31, 1810
Died in San Francisco Feb 6, 1877


Panel 2:
[rendering of a mariner's sextant]
Intrepid Explorer
Skilful Hydrographer
Cartographer of the West Coast
of the United States

Panel 3:
[rendering of the Seal of the U. S. Navy]
Entered the Navy
April 1, 1828
Commissioned Rear Admiral
June 19, 1871


Panel 4:
[rendering of sail warships in combat]
Mexican War
[U.S. Civil War]
New Orleans · Vicksburg
Port Hudson · Mobile Bay
Fort Fisher
Details
HM NumberHM1DVX
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
Tags
Placed ByEastern Cemetery
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 3:07am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 399144 N 4835133
Decimal Degrees43.66236667, -70.25088333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 39.742', W 70° 15.053'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 39' 44.52" N, 70° 15' 3.18" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)207
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 224 Congress St, Portland ME 04101, US
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