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Hackensack in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Terrier SAM-N-7

Ship Launched Surface to Air Missile

 
 
Terrier SAM-N-7 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2013
1. Terrier SAM-N-7 Marker
Inscription.
Specifications:
Diameter: 12”
Length: 27 ft
Weight: 3000 lbs
Wings: 47”
Range: 15 Miles – Ceiling of 10 Miles
Warhead: 218 lbs
Navigation: Radio Controlled
Speed: Mach 1.8
Booster: 1,290 lbs of Thrust

The Terrier Missile was used by most US Naval vessels until replaced by the standard missile.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 40° 52.833′ N, 74° 2.384′ W. Marker was in Hackensack, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker could be reached from the intersection of River Street and Bridge Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located at the New Jersey Naval Museum on the Hackensack River. Marker was at or near this postal address: 78 River Street, Hackensack NJ 07601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Talos SAM-N-6 (was a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing. ); Regulus I SSM-N-8 (was a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing. ); Lark Anti-aircraft Missile (was a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing. ); Underwater MK16 Mine (was a few steps from this
Terrier SAM-N-7 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2013
2. Terrier SAM-N-7 Marker
marker but has been reported missing. ); Polaris A-1 Missle (was a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing. ); USS Gudgeon (SS-211) (within shouting distance of this marker); Submariners Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Still on Patrol (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hackensack.
 
Regarding Terrier SAM-N-7. The USS Ling Museum has been closed due to Hurricane Sandy damage. Virtually every marker has been removed and any remaining displays, including USS Ling, are in derelict condition.
 
Also see . . .  New Jersey Naval Museum. (Submitted on April 17, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, Cold
 
Marker at the New Jersey Naval Museum image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2013
3. Marker at the New Jersey Naval Museum
Terrier SAM-N-7 Missile image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2013
4. Terrier SAM-N-7 Missile
The Terrier SAM-N-7 missile can be seen in the middle of the photo.
The abandoned U.S.S. Ling Museum site image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 11, 2017
5. The abandoned U.S.S. Ling Museum site
The USS Ling Museum has been closed due to Hurricane Sandy damage. Virtually every marker has been removed and any remaining displays, including USS Ling, are in derelict condition.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 17, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 351 times since then and 40 times this year. Last updated on September 18, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 17, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on September 20, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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