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Cape Canaveral in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Port Canaveral Historic Milestones

Fishing and Cargo Industries

 
 
Port Canaveral Historic Milestones Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 6, 2012
1. Port Canaveral Historic Milestones Marker
Inscription.
1953 – Commercial fishing began
1954 – First oil imported for Central Florida power plants
1955 – First merchant ship, S/S Mormac Spruce arrived
1962 – First bulk cement silos built
1966 – First newsprint imported by Abitibi Consolidated
1968 – First rock shrimp commercial processing developed by Rodney Thompson
1978 – First grapefruit exported to Japan
1990 – Morton salt plant constructed
 
Location. 28° 24.505′ N, 80° 37.093′ W. Marker is in Cape Canaveral, Florida, in Brevard County. Marker is on Glen Cheek Drive 0.3 miles west of Flounder Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cape Canaveral FL 32920, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named
Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (Fishing & Cargo) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 6, 2012
2. Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (Fishing & Cargo)
Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carter-Fuller Mound Complex (approx. 2 miles away); Ulumay (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cape Canaveral.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. This is one of a series of seven Port Canaveral Historic Milestone Markers along Glen Cheek Drive.
 
Also see . . .
1. Port Canaveral Cargo Industry. Outlines capabilities and future plans for cargo industry support at Port Canaveral. (Submitted on September 20, 2012, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Feel the Waves Beneath Your Feet and Bring Home a Fish Tale. Outlines recreational fishing opportunities at Port Canaveral. (Submitted on September 20, 2012, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

3. Edible Saltwater Fish in the Port Canaveral, Florida Area. eHow.com artical by Cathy Salustri
Ocean Obsession Charter Fishing Boat image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 6, 2012
3. Ocean Obsession Charter Fishing Boat
(Submitted on September 20, 2012, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
Deep Sea Fishing Charter Service image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 6, 2012
4. Deep Sea Fishing Charter Service
Lady Helena Charter Fishing Boat image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 6, 2012
5. Lady Helena Charter Fishing Boat
Grand Mark Cargo Ship Departing Port Canaveral image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 12, 2009
6. Grand Mark Cargo Ship Departing Port Canaveral
Nikkei Phoenix Cargo Ship docked at Port Canaveral image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, February 2, 2006
7. Nikkei Phoenix Cargo Ship docked at Port Canaveral
Commercial Shrimp Boat Returning to Port Canaveral image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, December 2, 2009
8. Commercial Shrimp Boat Returning to Port Canaveral
Commercial Shrimp Boat Returning to Port Canaveral image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, January 24, 2012
9. Commercial Shrimp Boat Returning to Port Canaveral
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 20, 2012, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 655 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 20, 2012, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   7. submitted on September 25, 2012, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   8. submitted on September 20, 2012, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   9. submitted on September 22, 2012, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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