Captain Denis Cottineau De Kerloguen

Captain Denis Cottineau De Kerloguen (HM3UG)

Location: Savannah, GA 31401 Chatham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 4.506', W 81° 5.455'

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In Honor and Grateful Memory of
Captain Denis Cottineau De Kerloguen
who was born in Nantes, France and died in Savannah Ga.,
November 20, 1808, aged 63 Years. In the war for American Independence
he fought with John Paul Jones in the famous battle between
the Bon Homme Richard and the Serapis, on September 23, 1779,
in which he commanded the Pallas, a ship of war of the
United States, and rendered noble service to the American cause.
For his part in this engagement he was praised by Capt. Jones
and by Benjamin Franklin, and was decorated with the
Cross of St. Louis by the French Government.
He was a member of The Society Of The Cincinnati
in the state of Georgia.

Erected on the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of the
Bon Homme Richard and the Serapis
By the City of Savannah and Patriotic Societies.
HM NumberHM3UG
Placed ByThe City of Savannah and Patriotic Societies
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 9:48pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 491419 N 3548763
Decimal Degrees32.07510000, -81.09091667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 4.506', W 81° 5.455'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 4' 30.36" N, 81° 5' 27.30" W
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Area Code(s)478, 912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 225 Abercorn St, Savannah GA 31401, US
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