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Swift Boat PCF1

 
 
Swift Boat PCF1 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, June 2008
1. Swift Boat PCF1 Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated on 23 April 1998
by Senator John F. Kerry
and Wade Sanders of the
Swift Boat Sailors Association, Inc.
in recognition of those who served
and in memory of lost comrades

 
Erected 1998 by the Naval Historical Center and the Swift Boat Sailors Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, VietnamWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 38° 52.304′ N, 76° 59.661′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Sicard Street SE, on the right when traveling west. Marker is attached to the restored vessel on display at the Washington Navy Yard, at the south end of the Taylor Building (Bldg. 70, the Naval Historical Center's Cold War Museum), and adjacent to the Anacostia River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington Navy Yard DC 20374, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome Aboard the Display Ship BARRY (DD-993)(sic) (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Navy Gun Car (about 500 feet away); National Museum of the U.S. Navy
Swift Boat on Display, Washington Navy Yard image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, June 2008
2. Swift Boat on Display, Washington Navy Yard
(about 500 feet away); Willard Park (about 500 feet away); Site of U. S. Experimental Model Basin 1898 - 1955 (about 600 feet away); Marine Railway - Experimental Model Basin (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Willard Park (about 600 feet away); Washington Navy Yard Chapel (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
More about this marker. Visitors without military identification are required to enter the Navy Yard via the west entrance off M Street, SE, obtain a visitor's pass, and proceed as directed to the parking area between Willard Park and the Taylor Building.
 
Also see . . .  Swift Boat Sailors Assoc. (Submitted on June 28, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,961 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on August 19, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 28, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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