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U.S. Coast Guard Monument

Mobile, Alabama

 
 
U.S. Coast Guard Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 5, 2020
1. U.S. Coast Guard Monument
Inscription.  The monument is dedicated to the men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard and its predecessor agencies who have served their nation from facilities in Mobile in an unbroken chain since the assignment of the revenue cutter "Alabama" to the port city in 1819.

Their bravery and dedication to duty have brought honor and respect to our nation and credibility to their motto - "Semper Paratus”.
 
Erected by Mobile Council, Navy League of the United States.
 
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 30° 41.385′ N, 88° 2.26′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Memorial is on South Water Street. Located at Cooper Riverside Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 S Water St, Mobile AL 36602, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The UNESCO Slave Route: Resistance, Liberty, Heritage / Honoring The Memory Of The Ancestors (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alexis de Tocqueville (about 400 feet away); 10" Rifled Sea Coast Columbiad

U.S. Coast Guard Monument (Marine Buoy) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 5, 2020
2. U.S. Coast Guard Monument (Marine Buoy)
Generally, green buoys must be passed on the left side of a craft heading upstream, i.e., against the current.
(about 700 feet away); City Hall (about 700 feet away); "Damn The Torpedoes!" The Campaigns for Mobile, 1864 - 1865 (about 700 feet away); How Big was the Original Fort Condé? (about 700 feet away); Mobile's First Mardi Gras Parade (about 800 feet away); The Site of Historic Fort Condé (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
 
Regarding U.S. Coast Guard Monument. Semper Paratus is a Latin phrase, meaning "Always Ready".
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the USRC Alabama (1819). (Submitted on December 12, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 12, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 12, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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