Newport in Newport County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
RI Pilots of Brenton Reef Pilot Station
In memory of Rhode Island State licensed pilots serving the Brenton Reef Pilot Station located 4 miles due south.
Capt. John J. Neary, Jr. Serving 1955 – 1997
Capt. Walter H. Fricke Serving 1971 – 1989
Capt. Carl T. Ohrn Serving 1972 – 1992
Capt. Vernon D. Dunlap Serving 1955 – 1994
Capt. Robert E. Larson Serving 1953 – 1994
Location. 41° 27.023′ N, 71° 21.284′ W. Marker is in Newport, Rhode Island, in Newport County. Marker can be reached from Ocean Drive, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located in Brenton Point State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Newport RI 02840, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. S/V Marques (here, next to this marker); Brenton Point Maritime Memorial (here, next to this marker); EqyptAir Flight 990 Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Portuguese Navigators Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Portuguese Navigators: Pioneers in Maritime Exploration (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rocky Shore (about Brenton Point State Park (about 500 feet away); Missing at Sea May 7, 2007 (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport.
Categories. • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 517 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 30, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.