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An Oregon History Lesson

You can find this memorial down at the waterfront. It is basically a mast from the old U.S.S... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2018
runaway2travel
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
Kind of cool, but not really much to see

If you go to the Maritime Museum down by the river, you will not be able to miss this memorial. It... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2017
ovolacto
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Apr 26, 2018
“An Oregon History Lesson”
Aug 8, 2017
“Kind of cool, but not really much to see”
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

You can find this memorial down at the waterfront. It is basically a mast from the old U.S.S. Oregon with a history of the ship, a plaque with the added details of how it came to be in Portland. There is not much here, but...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank runaway2travel
Reviewed August 8, 2017

If you go to the Maritime Museum down by the river, you will not be able to miss this memorial. It is right next to the street in the same park that the Museum is in. There's really not much to see, but it is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed April 13, 2017

The Battleship Oregon Memorial is located in downtown Portland, Oregon in Tom McCall Waterfront Park. The Memorial consists of the Mast from the USS Oregon (BB-3) a pre-dreadnought Indiana-class battleship. It was commissioned on July 15, 1896. Initially the USS Oregon served with the Pacific...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 16, 2016

The surviving mast of the Battleship USS Oregon is preserved in a respectful memorial to the ship which was used in three conflicts. The ship was famous for being the first US heavy battleship to sail around South America, when it made the journey in...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed September 16, 2015

Walked passed here twice. The first time we couldn't get near to it for homeless people. The second time we were able to walk up to it and have a proper look. Not many ships will have done what she did.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank bryan61
Reviewed November 25, 2014

This memorial in Waterfront Park consists of the main mast of the U.S.S. Oregon. This battleship was already five years old when it distinguished itself in the Spanish American War by joining the cruiser Brooklyn in chasing down the Spanish cruiser Cristobal Colon; no other...More

Date of experience: August 2014
3  Thank AnnArborMiBob
Reviewed June 7, 2014

Strolling the Westside Riverwalk alongside the Willamette River in the City of Roses we came across this Memorial to the USMC & the men who served not just on the Battleship Oregon but all US Navy ships. The memorial is made up of the original...More

Date of experience: January 2014
3  Thank Skeney57
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