Town Wharves

Town Wharves (HMO85)

Location: Rockport, MA 01966 Essex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 39.52', W 70° 36.872'

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Town Wharves
First timber wharf built in 1743 to shelter fishing boats. In 1793 62 vessels of 5 to 10 tons were sighted in Rockport Harbor. From incorporation of Sandy Bay Pier Co. in 1811 wharves were rebuilt and extended of durable granite blocks with open joints to dissipate the action of the waves.
HM NumberHMO85
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 11:21am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 367674 N 4724174
Decimal Degrees42.65866667, -70.61453333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 39.52', W 70° 36.872'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 39' 31.20" N, 70° 36' 52.32" W
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Area Code(s)978, 508
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5 T-Wharf, Rockport MA 01966, US
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