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

The Golden Anchor

 
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 4, 2017
1. The Golden Anchor Marker
Inscription. The Navy’s Retention Excellence Award, or “Golden Anchor” is traditionally awarded to active-service Naval vessels for meeting or exceeding crew retention goals.

On June 11, 2005, Battleship Missouri became the first non-active ship to be so honored.

Battleship Missouri Memorial is proud to host reenlistment ceremonies for Sailors, Soldiers, Airmen and Marines, and has done so since opening to the public in June, 1999.
 
Erected 2005.
 
Location. 21° 21.768′ N, 157° 57.246′ W. Marker is in Honolulu, Hawaii, in Honolulu County. Marker is on Cowpens St., on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is on the causeway from Ford Island to the Battleship Missouri mooring Ford Island Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Marker is at or near this postal address: 63 Cowpens St., Honolulu HI 96818, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN (within shouting distance of this marker); U. S. S. Missouri (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); USS West Virginia Memorial (about 500 feet away); USS Arizona Memorial
The Golden Anchor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 4, 2017
2. The Golden Anchor Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); U.S.S. Arizona (approx. 0.3 miles away); U.S. Naval Base Pearl Harbor (approx. 0.3 miles away); U.S.S. Arizona Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); This Sacred Site (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Honolulu.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
The Golden Anchor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 4, 2017
3. The Golden Anchor Marker
entrance to the site, off Cowpens Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2018, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 76 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 3, 2018, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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