Anchor from Freighter Grand Camp

Anchor from Freighter Grand Camp (HMO5W)

Location: Texas City, TX 77590 Galveston County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 23.561', W 94° 53.567'

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Texas City Disaster

9:12 a. m., April 16, 1947, the French freighter Grand Camp exploded, setting off a disaster that killed 576, injured 5,000 and destroyed $67 million in property. This 10,640 pound anchor was found buried 1/2 mile from the scene of the explosion.
HM NumberHMO5W
Year Placed1962
Placed ByTexas City Chamber of Commerce
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 9:23pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 316326 N 3252982
Decimal Degrees29.39268333, -94.89278333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 23.561', W 94° 53.567'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 23' 33.66" N, 94° 53' 34.02" W
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Area Code(s)409, 281
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 605 Texas City Dike Rd, Texas City TX 77590, US
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