Historic Ship Anchor

Historic Ship Anchor (HMVCZ)

Location: Port Wentworth, GA 31407 Chatham County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 13.012', W 81° 10.461'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 126 views
Inscription

(Admiralty Style)

— *1800-1865* —

Recovered from the Savannah River on February 27, 1994 during Georgia Department of Transportation construction work for the U.S. 17 Alt./ Talmadge Bridge in Savannah, Georgia, this 1200 pound anchor would have been used on large ocean going or river vessels during the first half of the 19th century.

** Metal conservation completed by the Florida Department of State, Bureau of Archaeological Research, Tallahassee
Details
HM NumberHMVCZ
Tags
Placed ByGeorgia Department of Transportation, District 5 Maintenance Office, Jesup
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 2:59am PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 483570 N 3564487
Decimal Degrees32.21686667, -81.17435000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 13.012', W 81° 10.461'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 13' 0.72" N, 81° 10' 27.66" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 30-38 Unnamed Road, Port Wentworth GA 31407, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. What year was the marker erected?
  9. This marker needs at least one picture.
  10. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  11. Is the marker in the median?