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U.S.S. Forrestal (CVT-59)

 
 
U.S.S. Forrestal (CVT-59) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 18, 2022
1. U.S.S. Forrestal (CVT-59) Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the officers and crew of the
U.S.S. Forrestal (CVT-59)
under the command of
Capt. R.L. "Bunky" Johnson, U.S.N.

From her arrival in May 1992 until her decommissioning in September, 1993 the crew of the Forrestal took part in every ceremony in Washington Square honoring the 1000's of unknown heroes of the American Revolution buried here.
 
Erected 1995 by The American Revolution Patriots Fund in grateful appreciation.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US RevolutionaryWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1992.
 
Location. 39° 56.821′ N, 75° 9.13′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. It is in Washington Square West. Memorial is at the intersection of West Washington Square and South 6th Street on West Washington Square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210 W Washington Square, Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
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of this marker. U.S.S. John F. Kennedy (CU-67) (here, next to this marker); The Society of Little Gardens (within shouting distance of this marker); Congregation of the Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Linked in Memory (within shouting distance of this marker); Sorrow and Joy (within shouting distance of this marker); Freedom is a Light (within shouting distance of this marker); A Fashionable Promenade (within shouting distance of this marker); The Capital City (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
U.S.S. Forrestal (CVT-59) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 18, 2022
2. U.S.S. Forrestal (CVT-59) Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 20, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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