Delivered Afloat in the Harbor

Delivered Afloat in the Harbor (HM25WH)

Location: Port Jefferson, NY 11777 Suffolk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 56.965', W 73° 4.04'

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Every contract for every vessel built in Port Jefferson stated that the ship was to be "Delivered Afloat in the Harbor." In the early days, Port Jefferson had several shipyards surrounding the harbor including the Bayles, Hawkins, Darling, and Mather Shipyards. In 1917, several yards along Port Jefferson's waterfront were consolidated into a single enterprise known as "Bayles Shipyard, Inc." At the end of World War I, the former Bayles property passed through several hands until the Incorporated Village of Port Jefferson purchased the 5.1-acre site in 1997. Harborfront Park was developed in honor of the village's fine maritime tradition.

Incorporated Village of Port Jefferson
Harborfront Park

Historic Marker Research and Design by Mildred L. Michos and Kenneth C. Brady. 2008.
HM NumberHM25WH
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, March 10th, 2018 at 4:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 662668 N 4534940
Decimal Degrees40.94941667, -73.06733333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 56.965', W 73° 4.04'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 56' 57.9" N, 73° 4' 2.4" W
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Area Code(s)516, 631, 917
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Pass Way, Port Jefferson NY 11777, US
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