Lompoc in Santa Barbara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Tragedy of Point Pedernales / Honda Point
Point Pedernales / Honda Point
8 September 1923
USS S.P. Lee
Dedicated 8 September 1983
by the American Legion
William Proud Post 211
Monument donated by
Ernest and Carson Porter
Erected 1983 by American Legion, William Proud Post 211.
Location. 34° 37.939′ N, 120° 27.478′ W. Marker is in Lompoc, California, in Santa Barbara County. Marker is at the intersection of East Locust Avenue and South H Street, on the right when traveling east on East Locust Avenue. Click for map. Marker is located in front of the Veterans Memorial Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 East Locust Avenue, Lompoc CA 93436, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Original Site of Mission de La Purisima Concepcion de Maria Santisima (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lompoc World War I Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lompoc's Mission Vieja (approx. 0.3 miles away); Italian Stone Pines Lompoc Carnegie Library (approx. 0.3 miles away); La Purisima Mission State Historic Park (approx. 3.4 miles away); La Purisima Mission - 1 Mile (approx. 3.8 miles away); La Purisima Mission ← 3 Miles (approx. 5.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lompoc.
Also see . . .
1. Honda Point Disaster - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on November 22, 2013.)
2. A Naval Tragedy's Chain of Errors. Article on the Honda Point Disaster from Naval History Magazine - February 2010, Volume 24, Number I. (Submitted on November 22, 2013.)
Categories. • Disasters • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 644 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. 5, 6. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.