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Newport in Newport County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Missing at Sea May 7, 2007

 
 
Missing at Sea May 7, 2007 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 8, 2011
1. Missing at Sea May 7, 2007 Marker
Inscription.
Capt. Trey Topping
July 25, 1967

Capt. Jason Franks
February 10, 1973

Christine Grinavic
January 21, 1981

Rhiannon Borisoff
July 26, 1984

Now they are sailing alongside their God with fair winds, following seas, and the warm sun shining on their faces.

 
Location. 41° 27.1′ N, 71° 21.402′ W. Marker is in Newport, Rhode Island, in Newport County. Marker is on Ocean Drive, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located in Brenton Point State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Newport RI 02840, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. EqyptAir Flight 990 Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brenton Point Maritime Memorial (about 700 feet away); S/V Marques (about 700 feet away); RI Pilots of Brenton Reef Pilot Station (about 700 feet away); Portuguese Navigators: Pioneers in Maritime Exploration (approx. 0.2 miles away); Portuguese Navigators Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Rocky Shore (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brenton Point State Park (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Newport.
 
More about this marker. The marker consists of a red granite bench overlooking
Marker in Brenton Point State Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 8, 2011
2. Marker in Brenton Point State Park
the water. The image of a sailboat and three compass roses are on the marker.
 
Categories. Disasters
 
Missing at Sea May 7, 2007 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 8, 2011
3. Missing at Sea May 7, 2007 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 576 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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