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U.S. Navy Anchor - Fleet Reserve Association
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme
N 38° 15.797 W 076° 26.834
18S E 373389 N 4236017
Quick Description: A stockless anchor from the Navy is on display at the Fleet Reserve Association serving the Patuxent River region in MD.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 2/6/2012 6:45:54 PM
Waymark Code: WMDNTH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 4

Long Description:
A standard U.S. Navy stockless anchor stands in a small memorial garden at the Fleet Reserve Association, Branch 93 in Lexington Park, Maryland. The anchor is painted a shiny silver and stands at attention next to a memorial for "departed shipmates".

The Fleet Reserve AssociationClick for link to open in new window or FRA is an organization comprised of active or retired enlisted members of the Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard. Officers with prior enlisted service are also eligible. According to an old homepageClick for link to open in new window which is no longer updated*, Branch 93 was started in 1946. Branch 93 and the anchor are located at 21707 Three Notch Road and is open to the public.

*FRA Branch 93 can be found on FacebookClick for FB link to open in new window

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