Naval Action, Marker BBB-8
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow
N 35° 52.153 W 076° 44.355
18S E 342979 N 3970839
Quick Description: Naval Action. The Confederate ironclad ram "Albemarle" sank the Union gunboat "Southfield," April 19, 1864, one mile N.E. in the Roanoke River.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 5/6/2006 1:29:56 PM
Waymark Code: WMC1Y
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Sketcher1
Views: 31

Long Description:

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Naval Action
The Confederate ironclad ram "Albemarle" sank the Union gunboat "Southfield," April 19, 1864, one mile N.E. in the Roanoke River.

This historical marker is located on East Main Street in Plymouth. It was erected in 1961.

This marker is one of the series of historical markers devoted to the Battle of Plymouth. See Waymark WMC1Q (BB-6: Battle of Plymouth) for more information about this battle.

Marker Name: BBB-8: Naval Action

Marker Type: Roadside

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Required Waymark Photo: yes

Local North Carolina markers without State Number Designation: Not listed

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