Captain Alfred (Centennial) Johnson

Captain Alfred (Centennial) Johnson (HM26B4)

Location: Gloucester, MA 01930 Essex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 36.682', W 70° 39.786'

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The first man to sail single
handed from west to east
across the Atlantic Ocean.
A typical Banks dory decked
over, christened Centennial to
commemorate the first centennial
of the founding of the
United States, 1776 - 1876
His first landfall was
Abercastle, Wales where he
recovered from being capsized
then continued on to Liverpool,
on Aug 21, 1876 - 66 days passage
departing Gloucester on June 15, 1876
HM NumberHM26B4
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, March 26th, 2018 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 363590 N 4718999
Decimal Degrees42.61136667, -70.66310000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 36.682', W 70° 39.786'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 36' 40.92" N, 70° 39' 47.16" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)978
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 63 Rogers St, Gloucester MA 01930, US
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