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South Weymouth, Massachusetts: Jet on a Pole

A Navy jet serves as a memorial for Naval Air Station South Weymouth, which closed in 1997. The station was built as a blimp base in WWII, but, sorry, no blimp memorial.

Memorial Grove Ave., South Weymouth, MA
Hwy 3 exits 16 or 16B. Drive south on Hwy 18 for two miles. Turn left onto Shea Memorial Drive for a half-mile. You'll see the jet on the right.
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Navy Skyhawk jet on a pole.

Jet on a Pole

It is so big; kids love it.

[Barbara, 06/11/2020]

A4 Skyhawk jet on a pole.

South Weymouth Naval Air Station Memorial

A U.S. Navy Douglas A-4B Skyhawk serves as a memorial for Naval Air Station South Weymouth, which formerly occupied the site and closed in 1997.

[Robert, 09/22/2013]

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