First U.S. Naval Station In The Pacific

First U.S. Naval Station In The Pacific (HMNEY)

Location: Vallejo, CA 94590 Solano County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 6.585', W 122° 15.841'

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Mare Island Navy Yard was established September 16, 1854, by the then Commander David G. Farragut, USN. Site selected in 1852 by a commission headed by Commodore John D. Sloat, USN.

Mare Island had the Navy's first shipyard, ammunition depot, hospital, Marine barracks, cemetery, chapel and radio station in the Pacific.
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HM NumberHMNEY
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Marker Number751
Year Placed1960
Placed ByCalifornia State Park Commission and Solano County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 7:25pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 564521 N 4218247
Decimal Degrees38.10975000, -122.26401667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 6.585', W 122° 15.841'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 6' 35.10" N, 122° 15' 50.46" W
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Area Code(s)707, 510
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 910 Mars Island Way, Vallejo CA 94590, US
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