Captain Gascoigne

Captain Gascoigne (HM8OS)

Location: Saint Simons Island, GA 31522 Glynn County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 9.946', W 81° 24.591'

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In 1736 Captain Gascoigne of theBritish Sloop-of War Hawk,establishedhere at Gascoigne Bluff the base forthe naval defense of the Colony ofGeorgia. The Spaniards landed here in the invasion of 1742.

In 1794 Live Oak timbers were cuton St.Simons, loaded from this bluffand sent to Boston to be used in theconstruction of the Frigate Constitution,better known as " Old Ironsides"......
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 9:16am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 460940 N 3448045
Decimal Degrees31.16576667, -81.40985000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 9.946', W 81° 24.591'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 9' 56.76" N, 81° 24' 35.46" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2198-2262 Torras Causeway, Saint Simons Island GA 31522, US
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