USLSS/USCG Station Pea Island Memorial

USLSS/USCG Station Pea Island Memorial (HMWRY)

Location: Manteo, NC 27954 Dare County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 54.519', W 75° 40.173'

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1880 - 1947

— [Richard Etheridge, 1842 - 1900] —

Located south of Oregon Inlet, Lifesaving Station Pea Island was the only unit in the history of the Coast Guard manned by all Black crews. This marker is dedicated to the crews of Pea Island who risked their lives and endured so that others might live.
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HM NumberHMWRY
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
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Year Placed1999
Placed ByThe Coast Guard Association, on the Bicentennial of the US Coast Guard
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 1:22am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 439585 N 3974023
Decimal Degrees35.90865000, -75.66955000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 54.519', W 75° 40.173'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 54' 31.14" N, 75° 40' 10.38" W
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Area Code(s)252
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 104 Fernando St, Manteo NC 27954, US
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