Macedonian Monument

Macedonian Monument (HM4KI)

Location: Annapolis, MD 21401 Anne Arundel County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 59.001', W 76° 29.155'

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[Front of Monument (Bronze Relief)]:
? Capture of the Macedonian ?
? The American Frigate United States ?
Commodore Stephen Decatur, cruising between the Azores and Cape Verde Islands on October 25, 1812, was sighted by the British frigate
? Macedonian ?
Captain John S. Carden, and the two ships joined action. A sanguinary fight was maintained, when after two hours, the Macedonian losing her mizzenmast and main topmast, became unmanageable and with 104 casualties out of a total of 254 and many of her guns disabled, hauled down her colors.

[Back of Monument]:
Figurehead & 4 - 18 poundersof the British Frigate
captured October 25th 1812by the United States Frigate
United States
under command of Captain Stephen Decatur,United States Navy
HM NumberHM4KI
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
Year Placed1925
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 5:53am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 371298 N 4315978
Decimal Degrees38.98335000, -76.48591667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 59.001', W 76° 29.155'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 59' 0.06" N, 76° 29' 9.30" W
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Area Code(s)410, 301, 443, 202, 703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2 Maryland Ave, Annapolis MD 21401, US
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