Hackensack in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Ship Launched Surface to Air Missile
Length: 27 ft
Weight: 3000 lbs
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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Cold.
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. Marker is located at the New Jersey Naval Museum on the Hackensack River. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 78 River Street, Hackensack NJ 07601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. USS Gudgeon (SS-211) (within shouting distance of this marker); Submariners Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Still on Patrol U.S.S. Ling (within shouting distance of this marker); Bofor 40 MM Auto Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. Richard Varick (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Reformed Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Archibald Campbell Family Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). 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 Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2017. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 493 times since then and 32 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 Woodland Park, 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.