S.S. Grandcamp Anchor

S.S. Grandcamp Anchor (HMXV8)

Location: Texas City, TX 77590 Galveston County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 24.507', W 94° 56.294'

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This anchor was blown from the S.S. Grandcamp when this ship blew up on April 16, 1947, while moored at Texas City Terminal docks. The anchor, which weighed approximately 3200 lbs. originally, was projected from the ship to a point on Pan American property at 2000-S and 2160-E, sinking about 10 feet into the soil in landing. The distance traveled from the ship to point of landing was 1.62 miles or 8575 lin. ft.
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HM NumberHMXV8
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Placed ByThe City of Texas City
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 6:15pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 311944 N 3254802
Decimal Degrees29.40845000, -94.93823333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 24.507', W 94° 56.294'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 24' 30.42" N, 94° 56' 17.64" W
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Area Code(s)409, 281
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2902 25th Ave N, Texas City TX 77590, US
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