Queen Mary Propeller - Long Beach, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 33° 45.020 W 118° 11.518
11S E 389599 N 3735112
Quick Description: A Ship Screw from the nearby Queen Mary, is located next to a parking garage.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 8/19/2015 1:18:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMPET4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
Views: 3

Long Description:
The plaque says, "The Queen Mary was launched on September 28, 1934, and made her maiden voyage May 27, 1936. This is one of the four matched propellers which droce the vessel on her 14,555 mile "Last Great Cruise" from Southampton to Long Beach, October 31-December 9, 1967. Of Manganese bronze, the propellers were milled from 50-ton castingins each is 18 feet in diameter and weights 32 tons."
For what use was your waymark originally intended?: Marine

What purpose does it serve today?: Free Standing

Explain any choices not listed above.: Not listed

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