Josiah Fox

Josiah Fox (HM1OEM)

Location: Martins Ferry, OH 43935 Belmont County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 7.488', W 80° 47.724'

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1763 - 1847

A Quaker, he wielded great influence
in ship design during the
early years of our country
1794 clerk, United States War Department
1795- 1798 assistant Navy Constructor
1798- 1801 Navy Constructor and Superintendent of
Buildings, Gosport, Virginia Navy Yards
1804- 1809 United States Navy Constructor

designed:
* U.S.S. Constitution ("Old Ironsides") 1797
* U.S.S. United States 1797
* U.S.S. Constellation 1797
U.S.S. Crescent 1797
Revenue Cutters Pickering
Eagle 1797- 1798
Diligence
U.S.S. Chesapeake 1799
U.S..S John Adams 1799
U.S.S. Philadelphia 1799
Schooner Ferret 1804
Gunboats No. 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 1804- 1805
Brig Hornet 1805
Sloop of War Wasp 1804
* joint effort Fox/Humphrey/Doughty
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HM NumberHM1OEM
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Date Added Sunday, October 4th, 2015 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 517432 N 4441629
Decimal Degrees40.12480000, -80.79540000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 7.488', W 80° 47.724'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 7' 29.28" N, 80° 47' 43.44" W
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Area Code(s)740
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 71468-71882 Township Hwy 456, Martins Ferry OH 43935, US
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