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Burlington in Chittenden County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Honor and Tradition

 
 
Honor and Tradition Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 8, 2013
1. Honor and Tradition Marker
Inscription.
Honor and Tradition


Name Comm Decomm
USS Vermont (BB 20) 1907 1920
USS Plattsburg (SP 1645) 1918 1919
USS Converse (DD 291) 1920 1930
USS Dewey (DD 349) 1934 1945
USS Clark (DD 361) 1936 1945
USS Mayo (DD 422) 1940 1946
USS Emmons (DD 457) 1941 1945(S)
USS Converse (DD 509) 1942 1946
USS Montpelier (CL 57) 1942 1947
USS Addison County (LST 31) 1943 1946
USS Ticonderoga (CVS 14) 1944 1973
USS Burlington (PF 51) 1944 1952
USS Bennington (CVS 20) 1944 1970
USS Rutland (LPS 192) 1944 1947
USS Lake Champlain (CVS 39) 1945 1966
USS Lamoille River (LSMR 512) 1945 1955
USS Valcour (AVP 55) 1946 1955
USS Windham County (LST 1120) 1954 1973
USS Dewey (DLG/DDG 45) 1959 1990
USS Ethan Allen (SSBN 608) 1961 1983
USS Ticonderoga (CG 47) 1983 2004
USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) 1988
USS Montpelier (SSN 875) 1993
USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) 1995
USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) 1998
USS Dewey (DDG 105)

Comm – Commissioned Decomm-Decommissioned (S)-Sunk


 
Location. 44° 28.557′ N, 73° 13.295′ W. Marker is in Burlington, Vermont, in Chittenden County. Marker is on College Street, on the
Lake Champlain Naval Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 8, 2013
2. Lake Champlain Naval Memorial
The marker overlooks Lake Champlain, out of sight to the left.
left when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is within the Lake Champlain Naval Memorial park. Marker is in this post office area: Burlington VT 05401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lone Sailor (here, next to this marker); The Battle of Valcour Island (here, next to this marker); George Dewey, Admiral of the Navy, U.S.N. (here, next to this marker); The Battle of Plattsburgh Bay (here, next to this marker); Lake Champlain Navy Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Celebrating Champlain (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Quadricentennial Celebration (about 600 feet away); Vermont / Steamer "Vermont" (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burlington.
 
Regarding Honor and Tradition. Warships of the United States Navy are generally named for states; battles; cities, towns, and counties; and distinguished naval figures. All these named are Vermont-related.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
<i>Presented with admiration and respect...</i> image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 9, 2013
3. Presented with admiration and respect...
Presented with
admiration and respect
to
Honorable Patrick J. Leahy
United States Senate
General Alfred M. Gray, USMC
Commandant of the Marine Corps
Major General Jonas M. Platt, USMC
by the
Marine Corps – Law Enforcement Foundation
4 July 2003
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 22, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 22, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on March 26, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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