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Honolulu in Honolulu County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
 

USS Arizona Anchor

A Solemn Reminder

 
 
USS Arizona Anchor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 4, 2017
1. USS Arizona Anchor Marker
Inscription. This anchor was recovered from the Arizona
The ship had three anchors. The crew used one
in calm seas, two during foul weather, and the
third as a spare. Each weighs nearly ten tons.
Notice the size of the anchors compared to
the size of the Arizona.

(photo of “Arizona” in dry dock, showing two anchors)
 
Location. 21° 22.062′ N, 157° 56.355′ W. Marker is in Honolulu, Hawaii, in Honolulu County. Marker can be reached from Arizona Memorial Road. Touch for map. Marker is on the center walkway, near the shoreline, directly west of the main entrance to the World War II Valor In The Pacific National Monument, Pearl Harbor. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Arizona Memorial Road, Aiea HI 96701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lone Sailor (a few steps from this marker); United States Marine Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Fall and Rise of the Fleet (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Seawolf (SS-197) (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Swordfish (SS-193) (within shouting distance

USS Arizona Anchor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 4, 2017
2. USS Arizona Anchor Marker
bronze plaque on monument
of this marker); USS Tang (SS-306) (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Wahoo (SS-238) (within shouting distance of this marker); Island of Oahu (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Honolulu.
 
Categories. War, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
USS Arizona Anchor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 4, 2017
3. USS Arizona Anchor Marker
second bronze plaque
USS Arizona Anchor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 4, 2017
4. USS Arizona Anchor Marker
plaque on anchor fluke
USS Arizona Anchor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 4, 2017
5. USS Arizona Anchor Marker
the anchor
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 8, 2017, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 61 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 8, 2017, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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