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Colonel George Claghorn

 
 
Colonel George Claghorn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2015
1. Colonel George Claghorn Marker
Inscription. Text on the Bronze Plaque

Near this Site
was located the shipyard of
Colonel George Claghorn
Builder of U.S. Frigate Constitution
and Ship Rebecca the first whaler
to double Cape Horn.

His service in the War of the
Revolution covered a period
of five years - as First
Lieutenant - Captain - Major.

Text on the Monument Stone

U.S.S. Constitution

1797 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1997

 
Erected 1930 by New Bedford Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 38.044′ N, 70° 55.264′ W. Marker is in New Bedford, Massachusetts, in Bristol County. Marker is on MacArthur Drive south of Elm Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. This marker is located in the downtown area, along the waterfront, in the vicinity of the New Bedford Harbor, Ferry Terminal. Marker is in this post office area: New Bedford MA 02740, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ernestina's Many Lives (here,
Colonel George Claghorn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2015
2. Colonel George Claghorn Marker
Close-up view of the text on the bronze plaque.
next to this marker); Cape Verde to New Bedford (a few steps from this marker); Lost Lightship Sailors Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Whaling's Final Days (within shouting distance of this marker); Merrill's Wharf (within shouting distance of this marker); From Whales to Bales (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Commonwealth of Toil (about 300 feet away); The Dartmouth (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New Bedford.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWar of 1812War, US RevolutionaryWaterways & Vessels
 
Colonel George Claghorn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2015
3. Colonel George Claghorn Marker
View of the marker looking south on MacArthur Drive.
Colonel George Claghorn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2015
4. Colonel George Claghorn Marker
View of the marker looking southeast towards the wharves and docking areas.
Colonel George Claghorn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2015
5. Colonel George Claghorn Marker
 
 
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