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Toms River in Ocean County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Anchor from the Aircraft Carrier USS Randolph CV-15

1944-1969

 

—15 Ton —

 
Anchor from the Aircraft Carrier USS Randolph CV-15 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 19, 2016
1. Anchor from the Aircraft Carrier USS Randolph CV-15 Marker
Inscription. Served with distinction during Kamikazi attacks in the Pacific Theatre during World War II. It later joined fleets in the Atlantic and Mediterranean and played a part in America’s early space program. Returned John Glenn, the first American to orbit the earth, to Grand Turk Island for medical exams.

This anchor is also a symbol that represents the early shipping commerce on the Toms River which helped build the village as a commercial center.
 
Erected 1993.
 
Location. 39° 57.031′ N, 74° 11.822′ W. Marker is in Toms River, New Jersey, in Ocean County. Marker is on Robins Parkway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Toms River NJ 08753, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Captain Joshua Huddy (within shouting distance of this marker); Toms River Block House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Preserving Baymen Heritage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Revolutionary Cannon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elizabeth Sculthorp Force (approx. 0.3 miles away); Welcome to Double Trouble State Park (approx. 3.9 miles away); Exploring The Pinelands (approx. 3.9 miles away); Pineland Industries (approx. 3.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Toms River.
 
Categories. War, World IIWaterways & Vessels

 
Anchor from the Aircraft Carrier USS Randolph CV-15 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 19, 2016
2. Anchor from the Aircraft Carrier USS Randolph CV-15
Anchor from the Aircraft Carrier USS Randolph CV-15 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 19, 2016
3. Anchor from the Aircraft Carrier USS Randolph CV-15
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 272 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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