Headquarters, Hampton Roads

Headquarters, Hampton Roads (HMMOG)

Location: Newport News, VA 23607
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 58.636', W 76° 25.945'

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Port of Embarkation, U. S. Army

The splendid natural harbor of Hampton Roads served the nation as a military port of embarkation in the Spanish American War and two World Wars. In World War 1, headquarters were set up at Newport News on July 11, 1917, and vast shipments of troops and materiel were processed. During World War II 1,687,000 people passed through here from June 15, 1942, to Sept. 1, 1945.
Year Placed1967
Placed ByNewport News Historical Committee
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 3:57pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 372507 N 4093309
Decimal Degrees36.97726667, -76.43241667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 58.636', W 76° 25.945'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 58' 38.16" N, 76° 25' 56.70" W
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Area Code(s)804, 757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2667-2703 West Ave, Newport News VA 23607, US
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