Vice Admiral Othón Pompeyo Blanco Núñez de Cáceres

Vice Admiral Othón Pompeyo Blanco Núñez de Cáceres (HM2F9B)

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N 18° 30.093', W 88° 17.749'

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 Vice Almte. Othón Pompeyo Blanco Núñez de Cáceres1868-1959Por órdenes del Gral. Porfirio Díaz en 1895 fue designado comandante del Pontón Chetumal
con el objetivo de establecer una aduana, ejercer la soberanía en la desembocadura del Río Hondo, y fundar la población de Payo Obispo hoy Chetumal. Llegó a este destino el 22 de enero de 1898English translation:Vice Admiral Othón Pompeyo Blanco Núñez de Cáceres 1868-1959 By orders of General Porfirio Díaz in 1895 he was appointed Commander of the pontoon boat "Chetumal", with the objective of establishing a customs office and exercising sovereignty at the mouth of the Río Hondo River. He was also ordered to found the town of Payo Obispo, known today as Chetumal. He arrived here on January 22, 1898.
HM NumberHM2F9B
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Date Added Saturday, March 30th, 2019 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16Q E 363205 N 2046167
Decimal Degrees18.50155000, -88.29581667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 18° 30.093', W 88° 17.749'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds18° 30' 5.58" N, 88° 17' 44.94" W
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