U.S.S. Bennington CVA-20

U.S.S. Bennington CVA-20 (HMWSA)

Location: Newport, RI 02840 Newport County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 28.365', W 71° 20.71'

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In memory of our shipmates and members of Air Task Group 181 lost in an accidental explosion on the USS Bennington while operating off the coast of Rhode Island on May 26, 1954

[ List of those killed in the explosion. ]

"As long as there is one left in whom your memory remains, you are not forgotten."

? ? ? ? ? Dedicated on May 26, 2004
? ? ? ? ?USS Bennington Reunion Association
? ? ? ? ?Families, Friends, Shipmates.
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 9:54am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 304177 N 4593893
Decimal Degrees41.47275000, -71.34516667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 28.365', W 71° 20.71'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 28' 21.90" N, 71° 20' 42.60" W
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Area Code(s)401
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 49-51 Lincoln Dr, Newport RI 02840, US
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