Norfolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
We remember turret two ...
April 19, 1989
"They that go down to the sea in ships that do business in great waters, these see the works of the Lord and His wonders in the deep."
Donated by Owen Foundry
Norfolk, VA. December 1989
Location. 36° 57.331′ Touch for map. Marker is on the U.S. Naval Station, on Iowa Point. Hampton Boulevard (State Route 337) ends at Gate 2, where Maryland Avenue begins, inside the naval base. Marker is in this post office area: Norfolk VA 23511, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Virginia and Monitor (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Cole (DDG 67) Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); USS Cole DDG 67 (about 700 feet away); Birthplace of Naval Aviation (approx. ¼ mile away); Naval Air Station Norfolk (approx. 0.4 miles away); Navy Mess Attendant School (approx. 0.7 miles away); Naval Aviation Depot, Norfolk (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Birthplace of Naval Aviation (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norfolk.
Also see . . . Wikipedia entry for the USS Iowa turret explosion. (Submitted on July 19, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. U.S. Navy
Categories. • Military • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2010, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 746 times since then and 20 times this year. Last updated on July 19, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 19, 2010, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.