Pearlington in Hancock County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Special Operations Craft Riverine
The SOC-R is designed as a high speed boat with ample weapons and equipment capacity. Its primary mission is insertion/extraction of SEALs into a low-to-medium threat environment in a riverine area. Secondary missions include providing fire support. serving as a staging area and reconnaissance platform, acting as a waterborne guard post and operating as an interdiction or Search and Rescue craft. The SOC-R is quick and maneuverable with a shallow draft, and can operate in a coastal environment as well as waterways that are located well inland. Its large capacity allows forces to conduct extended operations.
Location. 30° 18.725′ N, 89° 36.252′ W. Marker is in Pearlington, Mississippi, in Hancock County. Marker can be reached from Discovery Circle half a mile west of State Highway 607, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Discovery Circle, Pearlington MS 39572, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. TAO Buoy (a few steps from this marker); Tsunami Buoy (a few steps from this marker); H-1 Rocket Engine (a few steps from this marker); F-1 Rocket Engine (within Infinity Eagle (within shouting distance of this marker); Gainesville Volunteers (approx. ¼ mile away); Lunar Lander (approx. 0.3 miles away); John C. Stennis Space Center (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pearlington.
More about this marker. Located at the Infinity Science Center, off of exit 2 off of Interstate 10 Mississippi east bound.
Categories. • Military • Waterways & Vessels •
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