Part of the Merchant Marine Memorial at Massachusetts Maritime AcademyDedicated to the U.S.N. Armed Guard, and Merchant Seaman of W.W. II who served on ships, carrying the world to victory. In memory of The SS Blackpoint and crew, the last ship sunk in the Atlantic Theatre of War on May 5, 1945 by enemy action. She was torpedoed by the German Submarine U-853 in Lat 41.19.30 North and Long. 71.24.49 West 3.2 miles from Point Judith, Lighthouse, Rhode Island.
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|Date Added||Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||19T E 364997 N 4622094|
|Decimal Degrees||41.73920000, -70.62348333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 44.352', W 70° 37.409'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 44' 21.12" N, 70° 37' 24.54" W|
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|Area Code(s)||508, 774|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 145-179 Academy Dr, Bourne MA 02532, US|
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