Rear Admiral John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren

Rear Admiral John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren (HMRFH)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19132 Philadelphia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 0.169', W 75° 11.35'

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United States Navy

Sailor, Scientist, Scholar, Teacher, Author
"The Father of Modern Naval Ordnance"

His contribution to the design of naval ordnance and ship construction revolutionized the navies of the world.

This memorial is erected on behalf of a grateful Navy, by the officers and men of the U.S.S. Dahlgren, a guided missile frigate and the third proud ship to bear this illustrious name.

Dedicated on 15 April 1961, in the centennial year of the War between the States, in which Rear Admiral Dahlgren served the Union forces with distinction as Commander of the South Atlantic blockading squadron.
Year Placed1961
Placed ByOfficers and Men of the U.S.S. Dahlgren
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 4:22am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 483853 N 4428086
Decimal Degrees40.00281667, -75.18916667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 0.169', W 75° 11.35'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 0' 10.14" N, 75° 11' 21.00" W
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Area Code(s)215
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 120 Pennsylvania 3007, Philadelphia PA 19132, US
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