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Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

USS Newport News

 
 
Newport News Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, July 31, 2010
1. Newport News Marker
Inscription.  Launched by Newport News Shipbuilding during its centennial year – 1986 - as attribute to the company and city in which it stands, USS Newport News is the 17th Los Angeles-class submarine built by the Shipyard, the lead yard for the design and construction of the class.
 
Erected by Newport News Shipbuilding.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1986.
 
Location. 36° 59.056′ N, 76° 26.074′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Washington Avenue and 35th Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport News VA 23607, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. USS Virginia (here, next to this marker); USS Atlantic (here, next to this marker); USS Nimitz (a few steps from this marker); SS United States (a few steps from this marker); Dorothy (a few steps from this marker); The Apprentice School
Washington Ave & 35th St image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, July 31, 2010
2. Washington Ave & 35th St
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Dorothy – Hull Number One (approx. Ό mile away); Dorothy & Newport News Shipbuilding (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 573 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 4, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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Jul. 6, 2022