Mobile in Mobile County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
The Aircraft you see here was among 170 B52Ds manufactured by Boeing Airplane Company, and was equipped exclusively for long-range bombing missions. "Calamity Jane," as she is called, has been demilitarized, but remains in the night camouflage used during Vietnam Operations.
Permanent loan from the U.S. Air Force
Accommodation: Crew of six
Gross Weight : 450,000 LB
Wing Span: 185 ft.
Length: 157 ft. 7 in.
Height with Fin Vertical: 48 ft. 3 in.
Total fuel capacity: 41,700 gal.
Armament Capacity: 84 500 lb. bombs in bomb bay
13 750 lb. bombs under each wing
Maximum speed Approx., 660mph at 20,000 ft
Service Ceiling: 65,000 ft.
Range: 10,000 miles
Location. 30° 40.986′ N, 88° 0.978′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker is on Battleship Parkway. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2703 Battleship Parkway, Mobile AL 36601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lower Alabama Vietnam Veterans Memorial An Unheralded Breed of Soldier (about 400 feet away); Vickery's Bridge (about 500 feet away); Horace O. Davis (about 500 feet away); Memorial to USS Herring (SS-233) (about 600 feet away); The Submarine Lookout Memorial (about 600 feet away); "Take Her Down!" (about 600 feet away); United States Ship Alabama (BB-60) (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Mobile.
Categories. • Air & Space • War, Vietnam •
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