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Near Starke in Clay County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Duck: Amphibian (Dukw)

Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park

 
 
The Duck: Amphibian (Dukw) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, July 13, 2021
1. The Duck: Amphibian (Dukw) Marker
Inscription.  
Truck
2 ½-Ton, 6X6
Amphibian (DUKW)


Manufacturer: GMC
(21,147 Produced 1912 – 1945)

Note: Commonly Referred to as “Duck”
 
Erected by Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1912.
 
Location. 29° 58.86′ N, 81° 59.123′ W. Marker is near Starke, Florida, in Clay County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Local Route 16 and Tallahassee Street, on the right when traveling east. The marker and display are located within the Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park, near the entrance to Camp Blanding. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5629 State Route 16 West, Starke FL 32091, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Truck, 1 ½-Ton, 4x4 (a few steps from this marker); Gun, 3 Inch M5 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Truck (a few steps from this marker); 36th Infantry Division
The Duck: Amphibian (Dukw) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, July 13, 2021
2. The Duck: Amphibian (Dukw) Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Gun, 75 MM, M1897A2 (within shouting distance of this marker); 30th Infantry Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 31st Infantry Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Medal of Honor (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Starke.
 
Also see . . .
1. Duck Boats. (Submitted on July 17, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
2. Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park. (Submitted on July 17, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
The Duck: Amphibian (Dukw) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, July 13, 2021
3. The Duck: Amphibian (Dukw)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 60 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 17, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 8, 2022