1823 - 1974Commodore David Porter established a Naval Station here on April 3, 1823 as a Supply Base for his 17-ship Anti-Pirate Squadron. The Station remained in constant operation from that date until its disestablishment on March 31, 1974. Although its function has varied over the years it has operated through seven conflicts with its personnel reaching from a low of 17 military in 1932 to over 15,000 military and 3000 civilians in 1945.
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|Date Added||Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 2:38pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17R E 418306 N 2716137|
|Decimal Degrees||24.55701667, -81.80668333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 24° 33.421', W 81° 48.401'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||24° 33' 25.26" N, 81° 48' 24.06" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 204 Front St, Key West FL 33040, US|
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