Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Anchor of the U.S.S. Coral Sea
This monument honors sailors and marines who served aboard the U.S.S. Coral Sea in combat and Citadel men who served in the Navy and Marine Corps.
The vessel was awarded the Navy Unit Commendation and nine Battle Stars for operations in the Asiatic-Pacific theatre during World War II.
Location. 32° 47.914′ N, 79° 57.644′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Jenkins Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of the Citadel, at the north end of Summerall Field. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Citadel Flag (a few steps from this marker); “Thunderbolt” (within shouting distance of this marker); McDonnell F-4C Phantom II (within shouting distance of this marker); H.M.S. Seraph (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Citadel Bulldog (about 300 feet away); Star of the West (about 800 feet away); AH – 1 “Cobra” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Genevieve Kanapaux McMahon (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
Categories. • War, World II •
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