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Re: Concord -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #1500 on: February 24, 2016, 04:01:02 pm »
The summary of the events surrounding the death of Magnus M. Nelsson (App 2c) can be found here.

Thanks to the crew of Yorktown for their care.

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Re: Concord -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #1501 on: July 07, 2017, 02:32:05 am »
While touring the lovely little museum in Astoria, Oregon, we saw this:



and these:



Had we returned via Seattle, we could have seen one of her gun turrets. One of these days...

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Re: Concord -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #1502 on: July 07, 2017, 02:38:52 am »
Nice find Michael.

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Re: Concord -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #1503 on: July 07, 2017, 02:54:05 am »
Nice find Michael.

I hope your trip is going as well as ours did...  (except for the day when it was 42C or 108F)  ;)

Nice to hear from you.

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Re: Concord -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #1504 on: July 07, 2017, 05:05:28 pm »
Had we returned via Seattle, we could have seen one of her gun turrets. One of these days...

Where in Seattle are her gun turrets? I'll be going there pretty soon, and it'll be a short visit, but maybe I can take a look and a photo or two...

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Re: Concord -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #1505 on: July 07, 2017, 05:25:56 pm »
Here's link from 2013, with pictures...

http://thesunbreak.com/2013/06/08/7-odd-things-to-see-in-seattle-parks-north-end-edition/

"Close by are two, 6.5-inch guns purportedly off of the U.S.S. Concord, a ship which also served in the Spanish-American War. It?s hard to tell because there are no plaques or labels on the guns or anywhere close by. The Concord was retired in 1909 and broken down in Bremerton. And the guns seem to have been moved to the present location in 1915, a gift from Spanish-American Veterans."

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Re: Concord -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #1506 on: July 07, 2017, 06:37:32 pm »
Had we returned via Seattle, we could have seen one of her gun turrets. One of these days...

Where in Seattle are her gun turrets? I'll be going there pretty soon, and it'll be a short visit, but maybe I can take a look and a photo or two...
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Re: Concord -- Discussion: Questions and Comments
« Reply #1507 on: July 07, 2017, 08:09:13 pm »
Thanks for the info, Bob. I took notes of the location.

Unfortunately, I have no idea if I will be able to visit it, as I will only be in Seattle for a day and a half, and I will be travelling with family who might want to do other things (or just recover from jetlag).
I'll see what happens.