Captain Philo McGiffin

Captain Philo McGiffin (HMR1Q)

Location: Washington, PA 15301 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 10.244', W 80° 14.733'

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Born December 13, 1860, on this site. Graduate of the United States Naval Academy. Went to China in 1885, built up and trained its Navy. September 17, 1894, it fought the Japanese to a draw in a naval battle at Yalu River. McGiffin died in 1897 from his injuries.
HM NumberHMR1Q
Year Placed1947
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 5:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 564239 N 4446980
Decimal Degrees40.17073333, -80.24555000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 10.244', W 80° 14.733'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 10' 14.64" N, 80° 14' 43.98" W
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Area Code(s)724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-19 S Main St, Washington PA 15301, US
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