Saturday, November 22, 2014

Bermuda: U.S. Armed Forces Commemorative Anchor - St. George

U.S. Armed Forces Commemorative Anchor
St. George, Bermuda

N 32° 22.773 W 064° 40.735

Short Description: 

A large Naval Stockless anchor commemorating the presence of the U.S. Armed Forces in Bermuda is located in a small park between Hunter's and Penno's Wharf in St. George, Bermuda.

Long Description:

This commemorative anchor is easily seen in a busy area near the ferry dock in St. George. A large 10' tall gray Naval Stockless anchor includes an artistically welded chain. A bronze plaque at ground level is inscribed:

This anchor is presented to
the Corporation of St. George's
on the 28th day of June 1995
By the United States Navy,
in commemoration of the U.S. Armed Forces
presence in Bermuda from 1941 - 1995
and in recognition of
the mutual alliance and continued friendship
with the citizens of St. George's

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