Pier No. 3On April 1, 1942, sixteen B-25 bombers were hoisted to the flight deck of the carrier Hornet and parked there, while moored at Pier No. 3 at U.S. Naval Station in Alameda. The B-25 detachment consisted of seventy officers and one hundred thirty enlisted men under the command of Lieutenant Colonel James H. Doolittle, U.S. Army.
|Series||This marker is part of the Medal of Honor Recipients series, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series.|
|Placed By||Halcyon-Alameda Parlor No. 47, Native Sons of the Golden West|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 1:24pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 561562 N 4180778|
|Decimal Degrees||37.77226667, -122.30096667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 46.336', W 122° 18.058'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 46' 20.16" N, 122° 18' 3.48" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||510, 415|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 101-129 W Hornet Ave, Alameda CA 94501, US|
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