Captured English Cannon

Captured English Cannon (HMOIY)

Location: Swampscott, MA 01907 Essex County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 28.055', W 70° 54.636'

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This English cannon cast in 1798 captured during the War of 1812 by the Salem privateer "Grand Turk" bought by Swampscott fisherem in 1835 for use as a fog signal and last discharged on July 4, 1857 is now dedicated by the town as a memorial to the fishermen of Swampscott, on this, the site of the original fish houses.
John Albree
Donor
July 4, 1936
Lester B. Morley
Philip E. Bessom
Kenneth W. Ulman
Selectmen
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HM NumberHMOIY
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Year Placed1936
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 8:00am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 342929 N 4703462
Decimal Degrees42.46758333, -70.91060000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 28.055', W 70° 54.636'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 28' 3.30" N, 70° 54' 38.16" W
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Area Code(s)781, 978
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 283-389 Humphrey St, Swampscott MA 01907, US
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