Tampa in Hillsborough County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Royal Yacht Britannia
for the official visit to Harbour Island
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh
May 12, 1991
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Waterways & Vessels • Women.
Location. 27° 56.334′ N, 82° 27.311′ W. Marker is in Tampa, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Marker can be reached from South Harbour Island Boulevard, on the right when traveling south. The marker is on Tampa's Harbour Island, along the waterfront of the Knight's Point complex, on a concrete mooring pile overlooking the Hillsborough River Channel, near the entrance of the Garrison and Seddon Channels. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tampa FL 33602, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles Lafayette Knight (a few steps from this marker); Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca (within shouting distance of this marker); Gordon Keller (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Fort Brooke (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of Mirabella Fish Company Jose Gasparilla (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Bayshore Boulevard (approx. 0.3 miles away); World's First Scheduled Commercial Airline (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tampa.
Regarding Royal Yacht Britannia. Her Majesty's Yacht Britannia was decommissioned on 11 December 1997. HMY Britannia is now a museum ship, open to the public, in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Additional keywords. Hillsborough River Channel, HMY
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 784 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.