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RI Pilots of Brenton Reef Pilot Station

 
 
RI Pilots of Brenton Reef Pilot Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 8, 2011
1. RI Pilots of Brenton Reef Pilot Station Marker
Inscription.
In memory of Rhode Island State licensed pilots serving the Brenton Reef Pilot Station located 4 miles due south.

Capt. John J. Neary, Jr.   Serving 1955 – 1997
Capt. Walter H. Fricke   Serving 1971 – 1989
Capt. Carl T. Ohrn   Serving 1972 – 1992
Capt. Vernon D. Dunlap   Serving 1955 – 1994
Capt. Robert E. Larson   Serving 1953 – 1994
 
Location. 41° 27.023′ N, 71° 21.284′ W. Marker is in Newport, Rhode Island, in Newport County. Marker can be reached from Ocean Drive, on the left 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. S/V Marques (here, next to this marker); Brenton Point Maritime Memorial (here, next to this marker); EqyptAir Flight 990 Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Portuguese Navigators Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Portuguese Navigators: Pioneers in Maritime Exploration (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rocky Shore (about
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 RI Pilots of Brenton Reef Pilot Station marker is one of several markers found near the nautical flag in Brenton Point State Park.
300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brenton Point State Park (about 500 feet away); Missing at Sea May 7, 2007 (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Newport.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
View from the Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 8, 2011
3. View from the Marker
The Brenton Reef Pilot Station is located 4 miles out to sea. This view from the marker looks in that direction.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 502 times since then and 26 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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