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U.S.S. Salem

 
 
U.S.S. Salem Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, July 27, 2019
1. U.S.S. Salem Marker
Inscription.  
This living memorial has been
placed in honor of all officers,
sailors and marines who served
aboard the Heavy Cruiser
U.S.S. Salem
Flagship of the U.S. Sixth Fleet
1949-1959

 
Erected 1999 by Members and loved ones of the U.S.S. Salem Association.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 38° 52.543′ N, 77° 4.133′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Memorial is on Grant Drive north of Bradley Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Memorial Avenue, Arlington VA 22204, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. USS Frank E. Evans DD 754 (a few steps from this marker); USS Serpens Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Rakkasans (about 700 feet away); Berlin Airlift (approx. 0.2 miles away); American War Mothers
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor, Inc. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Swiss Internees (approx. 0.2 miles away); 82nd Airborne Division (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 14 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 27, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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May. 17, 2022