The Arrival of the First Japanese Naval Ship

The Arrival of the First Japanese Naval Ship (HMBZD)

Location: San Francisco, CA 94121 San Francisco County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 47.141', W 122° 30.05'

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This monument is erected to commemorate the arrival of the first Japanese naval ship Kanrin Maru in San Francisco Bay on 17 March, 1860. The Kanrin Maru crossed the Pacific at the same time as the U.S.S. Powhatan which brought the first Japanese Embassy to the United Stated. Presented to the City of San Francisco by its sister city Osaka as a token of its sincere desire to further strengthen the ties of friendship and goodwill between the United States and Japan and as part of the program to mark the centennial celebration of the opening of their diplomatic relations.
17 May, 1960
This plaque presented by the City of San Francisco
Year Placed1960
Placed ByCity of San Francisco
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 5:50am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 543952 N 4182153
Decimal Degrees37.78568333, -122.50083333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 47.141', W 122° 30.05'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 47' 8.46" N, 122° 30' 3.00" W
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Area Code(s)415, 858
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 160 Lands End Trail, San Francisco CA 94121, US
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