Sanford in Seminole County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Naval Air Station Sanford
LCDR Robert W. Ramey
United States Navy
1920 - 1958
Who sacrificed his life on June 2, 1958 saving
the lives of his crew members when the A3D
aircraft, of which he was pilot, crashed
February 6, 1959
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Parks & Recreational Areas • Patriots & Patriotism.
Location. 28° 45.896′ N, 81° 14.243′ W. Marker is in Sanford, Florida, in Seminole County. Memorial is on Red Cleveland Boulvard, 0.1 miles south of Marquette Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Marker located within NAS Sanford Memorial Park, and at the entrance to Orlando Sanford airport. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Red Cleveland Boulevard, Sanford FL 32773, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. NAS Sanford/City of Sanford (a few steps from this marker); RVAH 12 Speartips (a few steps from this marker); The North American RA-5C Vigilante (within shouting distance of Naval Air Station - Sanford (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Navy Enlisted Bombardier / Navigator (within shouting distance of this marker); Seminole County (approx. 0.8 miles away); Midway/Canaan City (approx. 1.6 miles away); Fort Reid 1836 (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sanford.
More about this marker. NAS Sanford Memorial Park honors the heritage of the Naval Air Station and all those who served the base from its inception in 1942 until its closing in 1968.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 11, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.