Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Coast Guard Cutter Taney
The last surviving warship from the attack on Pearl Harbor
— "Saving One of America's Treasures" —
In 2003 TANEY underwent a major renovation at the Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay. The work begun there continues today. We would like to thank all those who made this restoration possible: Save America's Treasures (a program of the National Park Service), United States Coast Guard, Curtis Bay, General Ship Repair Corp., Middendorf Foundation, Hahn Foundation, Navy League of Baltimore, Chesapeake Coatings, Ameron International, Belzona, Moran Towing, Vane Brothers, Smith's Shipyard, Corman-Imbach Co., Neale Foundation, Propeller Club of Baltimore, USCGC Taney Association, USCGC Spencer Association, and all contributors to the CGC Taney Fund. ...
TANEY December 7, 1941 [by] Keith Ferris.
Erected by Baltimore Maritime Museum.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, Vietnam • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical date for this entry is December 7, 1862.
Location. 39° 17.108′ N, 76° 36.37′ W. Marker is in Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Harbor Bridge Walk and Harbor Magic Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Water Power: Baltimore's Economic Engine (about 600 feet away); Discover Baltimore: Four Centuries of Change (about 600 feet away); Exodus 1947: "The ship That Launched a Nation" (about 600 feet away); Living Classrooms Foundation (about 600 feet away); Discovering the Jones Falls (about 600 feet away); Historic Ships in Baltimore (about 700 feet away); Baltimore Riot Trail (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Inner Harbor.
More about this marker. CGC Taney is moored in Baltimore's Inner Harbor at Pier 5. The marker is accessible to pedestrians at the east end of the Bridge walk which connects Piers 4 and 5, one block south of E. Pratt Street at the west end of Eastern Avenue - two blocks west of S. President Street.
Also see . . . USCGC Taney. (Submitted on January 4, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. WHEC-37; Okinawa; Operation Market Time; U.S. Navy; Treasury Department; Dept. of Transportation.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 4, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,168 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 4, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 26, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 5. submitted on August 24, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 6. submitted on January 4, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 7. submitted on August 24, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.