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Buque Escuela Juan Sebastian de Elcano

 
 
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By Kevin W., March 4, 2015
1. Buque Escuela Juan Sebastian de Elcano Marker
Inscription.  
Commemorating the visit of the officers and men
Buque Escuela Juan Sebastian de Elcano
in homage to their comrades-at-arms who at this place raised and defended the flag of Spain - 1797 to 1821
Dedicado en pax y amistad
San Diego, California, April 1983
 
Erected 1983 by Fort Guijarros Museum Foundation and the U.S. Navy.
 
Location. 32° 41.024′ N, 117° 14.215′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker is at the intersection of Rosecrans Street and Guijarros Road on Rosecrans Street. This Marker is located inside Naval Base Point Loma. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Diego CA 92106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ballast Point Whaling Station Site (a few steps from this marker); Fort Guijarros Site (a few steps from this marker); Cabrillo Landing (a few steps from this marker); Fort Rosecrans (a few steps from this marker); Moreton Bay Fig
Buque Escuela Juan Sebastian de Elcano Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 4, 2015
2. Buque Escuela Juan Sebastian de Elcano Marker
(about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Post Chapel, Building 213 (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Holy Mass Celebrated in California (approx. 0.3 miles away); USS Gambier Bay CVE 73 and Composite Squadron VC-10 (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 5, 2015, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 5, 2015, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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