"Don't Give Up The Ship", a War Memorial

"Don't Give Up The Ship", a War Memorial (HM1SXK)

Location: Scituate, MA 02066 Plymouth County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 12.286', W 70° 42.946'

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If you had
looked out to sea
from this point on
June 1, 1813
you would have seen the
ship-to-ship battle between
USS Chesapeake and HMS Shannon
where Captain James Lawrence
spoke his famous last words
"Don't Give Up The Ship"
which were to become the
battle cry of the
US Navy
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Year Placed2013
Placed ByThe Scituate Historical Society and the Society of the War of 1812 in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 358358 N 4673936
Decimal Degrees42.20476667, -70.71576667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 12.286', W 70° 42.946'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 12' 17.16" N, 70° 42' 56.76" W
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Area Code(s)617, 781, 339
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 85-99 Lighthouse Rd, Scituate MA 02066, US
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