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Port Republic in Atlantic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

British Anchor

 
 
British Anchor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2014
1. British Anchor Marker
Inscription.
This anchor, believed to be from a British Merchant ship captured by Privateers and sunk during the Battle of Chestnut Neck, October 6, 1778
Has been donated to the Col. Richard Somers Chapter, New Jersey Society, Sons of the American Revolution by the Chestnut Neck Boat Yard

The Bruno, Schutz and Meyer Family
October 6, 2011

 
Erected 2011.
 
Location. 39° 32.658′ N, 74° 27.7′ W. Marker is in Port Republic, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is at the intersection of New York Road (U.S. 9) and Chestnut Neck Road (County Route 575), on the right when traveling north on New York Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Republic NJ 08241, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 3rd Battalion Gloucester County Militia (a few steps from this marker); Privateers (a few steps from this marker); Ship’s Rib (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Chestnut Neck (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Port Republic, New Jersey (within shouting distance of this marker); Meeting House
British Anchor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2014
2. British Anchor Marker
(approx. 2.5 miles away); Smith's Meeting House (approx. 2.5 miles away); Franklin Inn (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Republic.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Chestnut Neck. The NJ Pine Barrens website. (Submitted on August 11, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
British Anchor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2014
3. British Anchor Marker
Markers in Port Republic image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2014
4. Markers in Port Republic
Several markers and monuments are found at this site. The British Anchor is seen here on the left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 380 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 11, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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