USS Mars AFS-1 Ships Bell

USS Mars AFS-1 Ships Bell (HM1IKF)

Location: Mars, PA 16046 Butler County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 41.766', W 80° 0.624'

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Commissioned 21 December 1963

Decommissioned 1 February 1993

A combat stores ship manned by 430 officers and enlisted personnel

First ship to use UH-460 Sea Knight helicopter for faster record setting replenishments of the US Naval Seventh Fleet during the Vietnam War

This bell is dedicated to all those who served aboard her and presented to the citizens of Mars Pennsylvania for whom she was named 19 April 2006
Year Placed2006
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Date Added Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 9:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 583608 N 4505492
Decimal Degrees40.69610000, -80.01040000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 41.766', W 80° 0.624'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 41' 45.96" N, 80° 0' 37.44" W
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Area Code(s)724, 814
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 Pittsburgh St, Mars PA 16046, US
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