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Toms River in Ocean County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Anchor from the Aircraft Carrier USS Randolph CV-15

1944-1969

 

— 15 Ton —

 
Anchor from the Aircraft Carrier USS Randolph CV-15 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 19, 2016
1. Anchor from the Aircraft Carrier USS Randolph CV-15 Marker
Inscription.  Served with distinction during Kamikazi attacks in the Pacific Theatre during World War II. It later joined fleets in the Atlantic and Mediterranean and played a part in America’s early space program. Returned John Glenn, the first American to orbit the earth, to Grand Turk Island for medical exams.

This anchor is also a symbol that represents the early shipping commerce on the Toms River which helped build the village as a commercial center.
 
Erected 1993.
 
Location. 39° 57.031′ N, 74° 11.822′ W. Marker is in Toms River, New Jersey, in Ocean County. Marker is on Robins Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Toms River NJ 08753, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Captain Joshua Huddy (within shouting distance of this marker); Toms River Block House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Captain Joshua Huddy (about 300 feet away); Huddy’s Hanging Stalls Peace Talks (about 300 feet away); Toms River Township’s First Park

Anchor from the Aircraft Carrier USS Randolph CV-15 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 19, 2016
2. Anchor from the Aircraft Carrier USS Randolph CV-15
(about 400 feet away); Toms River Blockhouse Fight (about 400 feet away); The British Attack Toms River (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Toms River Block House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toms River.
 
Categories. War, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
Anchor from the Aircraft Carrier USS Randolph CV-15 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 19, 2016
3. Anchor from the Aircraft Carrier USS Randolph CV-15
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 3, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 368 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 3, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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