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Guns from Reina Christina

 
 
Guns from Reina Christina Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, August 30, 2022
1. Guns from Reina Christina Marker
Inscription.  
These guns were taken
from the Spanish Flagship
Reina Christina
and given to
the Cutter McCullogh
following the Battle of Manila Bay
May 1, 1898 by Commodore Dewey
In Recognition of
Her Distinguished Combat Service

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Spanish-American.
 
Location. 41° 22.359′ N, 72° 6.068′ W. Marker is in New London, Connecticut, in New London County. Memorial can be reached from Mohegan Ave. Pkwy. north of Williams Street, on the right when traveling north. Located next to the Washington Parade Ground on the campus of the United States Coast Guard Academy. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 31 Mohegan Ave Pkwy, New London CT 06320, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington Parade (within shouting distance of this marker); Letter of Instruction (within shouting distance of this marker); Honor Duty Respect (within shouting distance of this marker); Alexander Hamilton (within shouting distance of this marker); Revenue Cutter Scammel
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(within shouting distance of this marker); An Act of the First Congress (within shouting distance of this marker); To Alexander Hamilton from George Washington (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Washington, Prefident of the United States of America (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New London.
 
Regarding Guns from Reina Christina. The Revenue Cutter McCulloch is also known as the Hugh McCulloch. The McCulloch's chief engineer, Francis B. Randall, died of a heart attack. He was the only American fatality of the Battle of Manila Bay.
 
Also see . . .
1. The United States Coast Guard Academy. (Submitted on September 2, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. United States Coast Guard Academy (Wikipedia). (Submitted on September 2, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
3. Battle of Manila Bay (Wikipedia). (Submitted on September 2, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
4. U.S. Revenue Cutter Hugh McCulloch - Spanish American War Centennial Website. (Submitted on September 2, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Guns from Reina Christina Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, August 30, 2022
2. Guns from Reina Christina Marker
Guns from Reina Christina image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, August 30, 2022
3. Guns from Reina Christina
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 65 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 2, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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