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Location DB > United States > California > Benicia > Matthew Turner Shipyard
Matthew Turner Shipyard
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created by jokeplayer on 2/1/2008 4:14 AM
last modified by jokeplayer on 2/1/2008 4:29 AM
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Some cement and wood frames remain. I found it a wonderful place to stop and eat lunch.
 Basic Information
Type: Outdoors
Status: Abandoned
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
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West 12th Street
Benicia, California
United States
Owner: City of Benicia
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  •  Hazards
  • rust
  • flooding
  • water
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     Historical Dates
    Built: 0
    Closed: 1903
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    Shipyard of Matthew Turner, the well known shipbuilder who moved from San Francisco to Benicia in 1882, with a crew that constructed an impressive 228 vessels before closing in 1903.
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    Day Trip
    Fri, Feb 1st, 2008
    posted by jokeplayer
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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 2/1/2008 11:27 PM.

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  • on Feb 1 08 at 23:27, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Feb 1 08 at 4:32, jokeplayer added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Feb 1 08 at 4:29, jokeplayer changed the following: Display Name, Province / State (please use full name)
  • on Feb 1 08 at 4:28, jokeplayer made this location available
  • on Feb 1 08 at 4:28, jokeplayer updated gallery Day Trip
  • on Feb 1 08 at 4:27, jokeplayer added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Feb 1 08 at 4:25, jokeplayer updated gallery Steve
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  • on Feb 1 08 at 4:24, jokeplayer updated the main picture
  • on Feb 1 08 at 4:24, jokeplayer changed the following: Notes for Mods, Owner, Type, Street Address, City, Province / State (please use full name), Country, Latitude, Longitude, Co-ordinate Accuracy, Publically Viewable, History, Year Built, Year Closed, Status, Accessibility, Hazards, Interesting Features, Recommendation, Media Coverage, Future Plans, Description, Web Links
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