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USS Boston SSN703

 
 
USS Boston SSN703 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2015
1. USS Boston SSN703 Marker
Inscription.
Seventh U.S. Warship named for the Capital City of Massachusetts.
Commissioned 30 January 1982.
Decommissioned 19 November 1999.
Built by General Dynamics Electric Boat Division, Groton, Connecticut.
Commanding Officers
01/1982 - 08/1982 CDR J. Michael Barr USN
08/1982 - 07/1985 CDR H. Reeves Adair USN
07/1985 - 08/1988 CDR William J. Riffer USN
08/1988 - 05/1991 CDR John P. Jarabak USN
05/1991 - 06/1993 CDR Peter A. Scala USN
06/1993 - 11/1994 CDR Will H. Jordan USN
11/1994 - 04/1997 CDR Christopher A. Klyne USN
04/1997 - 11/1999 CDR David A. Olivier USN
Previous Bostons
Guided Missile Cruiser CAG-1 1955-1970
Heavy Cruiser CA-69 1943-1946
Protected Cruiser 1887-1940
Sloop of War 1826-1846
Frigate 1799-1814
Frigate 1777-1780
Gundalow 1776-1776
From 1776 to Tomorrow.
 
Location. 42° 52.665′ N, 78° 52.77′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Marine Drive and Marine Drive, on the left when traveling west on Marine Drive. Click for map. Marker is at the Marine Drive loop split. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Changing Waterfront (a few steps
Southwest View image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2015
2. Southwest View
Towards the Buffalo Naval & Military Park Family Museum.
from this marker); William Wells Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); Wedding of the Waters (within shouting distance of this marker); God Honor and Country (within shouting distance of this marker); In Recognition of Long and Faithful Service (within shouting distance of this marker); Buffalo - Queen City of the Lakes (within shouting distance of this marker); Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor (within shouting distance of this marker); The Grand Canal (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Buffalo.
 
Also see . . .  USS Boston (SSN703) - Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 28, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Eastward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2015
3. Eastward
Only the sail remains of the vessel. The elevated highway in the background is The Skyway (NY Route 5).
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 174 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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