USS Cole (DDG 67)

USS Cole (DDG 67) (HMNDF)

Location: Norfolk, VA 23510
Country: United States of America
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N 36° 50.919', W 76° 17.664'

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At 11:18 on the morning of October 12, 2000, while USS Cole was refueling in Aden Harbor, Yemen, terrorist suicide attackers detonated an explosive-laden boat against the ship's port side. The blast tore a hole 40 by 60 feet in the ship's hull, killing 17 crewmembers, wounding 37, and imperiling the ship. Undaunted, after 16 months of repair in Mississippi, a battle-ready USS Cole sailed home again to Norfolk.
By their selfless devotion to duty, the crew of USS Cole personified
Honor · Courage · and Commitment
"Determined Warrior"
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HM NumberHMNDF
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
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Year Placed2002
Placed ByThe generosity of thousands across America have made possible this tribute and the Memorial to USS Cole located on Naval Station, Norfolk
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 4:54am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 384598 N 4078864
Decimal Degrees36.84865000, -76.29440000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 50.919', W 76° 17.664'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 50' 55.14" N, 76° 17' 39.84" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-499 Elizabeth River Trail, Norfolk VA 23510, US
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