1882 - 1918In 1882, Mathew Turner of San Francisco relocated his shipyard to Benicia. Turner, the most prodigious shipbuilder in North America, constructed 228 vessels, 169 of which were launched here. In 1913, the shipyard was purchased by James Robertson, who operated it until 1918. The yard's ways, and the whaler "Stamboul", used as a shipyard work platform, are visible at low tide.
|Placed By||State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the City of Benicia, August 6, 1987|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 3:23am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 571999 N 4213045|
|Decimal Degrees||38.06230000, -122.17925000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 3.738', W 122° 10.755'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 3' 44.28" N, 122° 10' 45.30" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||707, 858, 415, 510, 925|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1000 W 12th St, Benicia CA 94510, US|
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